12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

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.

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.

Speechy Musings: A how-to post on how to make a memory and orientation post! Includes a printable you can purchase to easily make your own!

Speechy Musings: A how-to post on how to make a memory and orientation post! Includes a printable you can purchase to easily make your own!

During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.

Two Minute Activities for Dementia Care

During your working hours, you will see many clients outside of programmed activities; seize the opportunity and engage with them. It will only take a minute or two and can transform someone's state of mind and lift their spirits more than you can imagine.

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.

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.

Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors.  Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.

Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors. Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.

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.

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.

Suncatchers: Activities for Dementia Patients

Suncatchers: Activities for Dementia Patients

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

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!

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.

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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