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Coloring Can Benefit Adults Living with Memory Loss (Plus: Four Free Downloadable Coloring Pages) January 21 2016

Studies have shown that coloring can provide an array of therapeutic benefits for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. Coloring is a fun and joyful activity. It’s soothing, and as a result...

Activities for Men with Alzheimer’s and Dementia 2 June 11 2015

While men make up the minority of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it is important there are activities specifically designed for men to improve their quality of life and overall well-being.


Classic Holiday Movies for Alzheimer’s / Dementia Patients November 24 2014

For adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, the connections between movies and memories are not necessarily lost...

Activity Ideas for Veterans with Alzheimer’s or Dementia November 05 2014

Many adults living with memory loss have retained special memories of their loved ones in the military or were in the military themselves. Veterans Day is an excellent time...

Flower Arranging with Alzheimer’s Patients January 20 2014

Flower arranging is an excellent activity for seniors with dementia. It can be done sitting or standing, at a table, at a bedside, or from a wheelchair. It is simple, provides cognitive and sensory stimulation...

Making a Memory Box for an Alzheimer's or Dementia Patient July 02 2013 1 Comment

For a senior living with a memory-loss condition, the items or objects in a memory box can help them reflect on the past and recall people and events...

Conversation Starters for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients February 19 2013

Caregivers look for ways to engage seniors with Alzheimer's disease or dementia in meaningful conversations throughout the day. Thoughtfully phrased and creatively composed conversation starters can be used...

Caring for the Spiritual Needs of Alzheimer’s Patients February 06 2013

For Alzheimer’s patients; worship services, small prayer and study groups, and one-on-one visits can provide an opportunity to socialize while experiencing a multi-sensory interaction...

Ten Valentine’s Day Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients January 16 2013

From music and art, to flower arranging and reading, activity professionals and in-home caregivers can celebrate Valentine’s Day with Alzheimer’s patients by engaging in meaningful activities together...