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"Do not ask me to remember, don't try to make me understand. Let me rest and know you're with me, kiss my cheek and hold my hand..." How to Care for a Person With Alzheimer's Disease http://www.agingcare.com/139990 More
Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.
A Fidget Quilt can be used by Alzheimers, Dementia or Brain Trauma Patients. It has attachments to keep restless fingers busy, touching and playing with the items. Items have to be tightly anchored as they will get a workout! Common Items and Textures help to elicit curiosity, memories or awareness in these patients. I can remember my Grandma picking at her blanket, over and over when she was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. I wish we had know about these then! These Quilts are made…