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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Facilitating a discussion

Activities directors, other healthcare professionals and caregivers. Here is something you might be interested in from
Alzheimer's Activities Expert
For those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, you may have to be the facilitator in a discussion.

Today we are going to discuss how to facilitate a discussion about the “good old days” as you talk about United States presidents.

You can start out by mentioning the names of 3 or 4 presidents from the thirties forties or fifties depending on the age and mental abilities of your audience.

Let’s say most of the group members remember the late forties and early fifties. You could say that you remember Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Dwight Eisenhower.

Then you could mention that when (the president most responded to) was president around 1950 I was……

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