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Activities For People With Dementia

by Jennifer Buckley
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      4.  Sensory stimulation activities could include the following:

Making lap quilts.
Painting.
Talking books.
Scrap books.
Walking!
Flower arranging.
Tutoring, or visiting with children.
Baking.
Happy hour with non-alcoholic drinks.
Ice cream party.
Brushing & fixing a residentís hair.
Manicures.
Ladies luncheons.
Building with wood (include sanding).

Although these activities are written for residents of a retirement community or a nursing home, they certainly could be utilized for private use as well. Keeping the mind and body active are important for everyone, but especially your loved one with dementia. Do something that is enjoyable for both of you, and it makes it that much easier.

 

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