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Games for People Living with Dementia

Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.

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Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

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Living With The Repetitive Symptoms of Dementia
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Living With The Repetitive Symptoms of Dementia

To recognize World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September, CRE Salamanca created a highly visual infographic that captures the nature of repetitive symptoms and their impact on the lives of people living with dementia. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources

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Free Music Playlists for the Elderly

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

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Finish the Sayings and Proverbs Game

This fun and simple game is great for seniors including people living with dementia. Includes well known sayings, idioms and proverbs that they will remember fr

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How to Respond to Challenging Behavior

Challenging behavior is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.

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10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could

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Dementia Care & The Physical Environment

The surrounding environment has a profound impact on people living with dementia. Along with clever architecture and design, there are many other ways in which

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Balloon Games

Gentle exercise for the arms as well as an opportunity to socialize! Great for game for the elderly. Also suitable for people living with dementia.

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