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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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Coin Sorting: A Montessori Inspired Sensorial Activity

Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

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20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

20 activities for the elderly with dementia. The following ideas may be used on a one-to-one basis and others may be suitable for small groups depending on their abilities. These dementia activities are designed to promote and maintain existing skills.

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What's In the Bag

Reminiscence game for the elderly and those with dementia. Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don`t want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.

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After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...

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Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea

Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea - super simple! Great idea for those decks where few cards are missing!

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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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