Work-It's all in the environment
·Environmental factors in dementia/memory care design. The cutting edge
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Dr. John Zeisel, President and Co-Founde...
Dr. John Zeisel, President and Co-Founder. "Alzheimer's doesn't take away memory, your memories are all in there. The part of the brain that's damaged is the part that gives you access to memory. It's as if you put the memories in the glove compartment and you lost the key and the art unlocked it."
Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Me...
Environmental Geriatrics. Design Applications, Principles of Interiors and Products to Optimize the Alzheimer's Environment. Safety, Falls, Fire Prevention, Hoarding / Clutter, Bathing, Low Vision, Nursing Home Versus Assisted Living Covered - Department of Medicine, Cornell University
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Photo Tour: Abe’s Garden | EFA Magazine
Often, those with Alzheimer's and dementia have problems sleeping or suffer from “sundowning”: an increase in behavioral expressions that begin at dusk. Ample natural light and spending time outside has been shown to reduce these challenges. Photo: Sarah Mechling, courtesy Perkins Eastman
Relax Room helps patients with dementia ...
Relax Room helps patients with dementia. Sensory Room with a snoezelen treatment. These amazing rooms can be used to stimulate or calm a patient as part of their treatment. This approach is great for those with dementia as they help to improve communication skills, behavior, and overall awareness of the environment.