The Guardian: Dementia charity tackles stigma with help from a million ‘Friends’  http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/22/alzheimers-society-million-dementia-friends-campaign

Dementia charity tackles stigma with help from a million ‘Friends’

The Guardian: Dementia charity tackles stigma with help from a million ‘Friends’ http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/22/alzheimers-society-million-dementia-friends-campaign

Campaigning - Dementia Charity - Alzheimer Scotland

Campaigning - Dementia Charity - Alzheimer Scotland

One of the best gifts you can give to someone  that has Alzheimer's is a Busy Blanket (or Fidget Blanket) . No need to make it too large, lap size will do. Just make it  colorful with lots of textures; add zippers and gadgets, etc. This will help with sensory stimulation and keep their hands busy while occupying their mind to reduce the potential of agitation

One of the best gifts you can give to someone that has Alzheimer's is a Busy Blanket (or Fidget Blanket) . No need to make it too large, lap size will do. Just make it colorful with lots of textures; add zippers and gadgets, etc. This will help with sensory stimulation and keep their hands busy while occupying their mind to reduce the potential of agitation

#Therapy #NHS Music therapy at Airedale Hospital swells dementia charity's coffers  Time for a Cuppa, held by occupational therapy and physiotherapy teams to highlight the benefits of music therapy, raised nearly £200 for Dementia UK. ... Sara Robinson, a senior nurse at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: "The event was fantastic. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14338453.Music_therapy_at_Airedale_Hospital_swells_dementia_charity_s_coffers/

#Therapy #NHS Music therapy at Airedale Hospital swells dementia charity's coffers Time for a Cuppa, held by occupational therapy and physiotherapy teams to highlight the benefits of music therapy, raised nearly £200 for Dementia UK. ... Sara Robinson, a senior nurse at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: "The event was fantastic. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14338453.Music_therapy_at_Airedale_Hospital_swells_dementia_charity_s_coffers/

This young lady danced all night long. Age UK Coventry Dementia Charity Gig Funk'N'Soul with Jake & Elwood Blues. 14 piece band.

This young lady danced all night long. Age UK Coventry Dementia Charity Gig Funk'N'Soul with Jake & Elwood Blues. 14 piece band.

An activity or fidget apron for my lovely friend who doesn't have much vision and she does have dementia but she's a lovely lady.

An activity or fidget apron for my lovely friend who doesn't have much vision and she does have dementia but she's a lovely lady.

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