Vicks Inhaler -- my Dad always had one in his pocket. Reminds me of him.

Vicks Inhaler my mom would make me take it to school if I still had a stuffy nose

garden activities for dementia

There are many activities for dementia around vegetable gardening, such as cooking, crafts, and reminiscing, that work for different dementia stages

Hot water bottles. How me and my brother stayed warm in the cold winter months. Our house had no central heating and we woke up to ice on the inside of our windows when it was really cold

Hot water bottle - cold nights with a warm bed warmed with a hot water bottle and eiderdowns. I remember these fondly!

Coal man delivering coal. Most people had coal bunkers in their back gardens where the coal man emptied the sacks of coal.

The Coalman; another typical picture from my childhood. and the coal was delivered right to our coal bunker. Our coal man was called Mr Earthy

Before kids were allowed in pubs, my mom and aunt used to stay in drinking babycham or cherry b's while the men went to the pub. In those days you used to get 1p for every empty bottle you used to return to the off licence. My sister and I used to have the job of loading them up into my mums tartan shopping trolley and taking the empties back, but not before we had tried to swig the last drops out on the way......lol....two kids drunk in charge of a tartan shopping trolley!

Blast from the perry past: Babycham - Every Christmas this was my treat when I was little, one little bottle of Babycham with dinner so I could feel like the adults. not sure if my mother even realised it was alcoholic.

Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors: Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

Encouraging seniors to recollect and share memories is a stimulating mental activity. It promotes good social interaction and strengthens friendships. Wonderful and touching stories may be derived from this activity.

How to Conduct a Reminiscing Session

How to Conduct a Reminiscing Session: Encouraging seniors to recollect and share memories is a stimulating mental activity. It promotes good social interaction and strengthens friendships. Wonderful and touching stories may be derived from this activity.

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