Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Easy movements for those with dementia

Activities directors and other healthcare professionals here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be

Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care  professionals to get an easyceu or two

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The Dementia Caregiver's Little Book of Hope [Kindle Edition]

Looking for easy exercises for your residents. Here is a list. Attach familiar thoughts to them if you wish such as saying hello to you neighbor on your left or right for moving your head from side to side

Neck side to side
Shoulder shrugs
Bicep curls
Paddling a canoe
Tricep curls single
Climbing the ladder
Bent arm raises with a twist
Rowing a boat
Side arm raises
Front arm raises
Pour and hug
Hug yourself
Hand clapping
Swimming  front crawl
Breast stroke
Drum tapping
Windshield wipers
Chopping wood
Rocking a baby
Throwing a baseball
Throwing a basketball
Saying the vowels
Waving a flag
Whole world
Hammering the weasel down
Hand rolling
Waves in the ocean
Head shoulders knees and knees

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