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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Limericks that make you smile

Activities directors, other healthcare professionals and caregivers making those with Alzheimer's disease, a related dementia, and other long term care residents laugh is exellent therapy because laughter is the best medicine.

Helping them to create something enjoyable is also extremely satisfying to them.Here is a great idea from the Alzheimer's activities expert

What are limericks and how can people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias write them?

A limerick is meant to be funny. Therefore they are sure to bring a smile to the faces of the folks with or without dementia in your audience.

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