Monday, March 16, 2009

Another top activity for those with dementia

Alzheimer's Activities Expert
Activities directors, other healthcare professionals, and caregivers....
How do we get folks with dementia or anyone else for that matter interested in square dancing and why would you want to?

Every six months or so I invite a local square dancing group to our nursing home. As you can see by the picture, the members of the group are not young. Yet all are sharp mentally. Why “You ask?”

I have not delved into each person’s background. However I know that when you do activities that stimulate your mind and body at the same time, you go a long way in staving off dementia.

The folks I work with everyday already have dementia. So what do I do?
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