This Is Why Activities Are Absolutely Vital For Those With Alzheimer’sThe Alzheimer's Site
This video clip is an excerpt of “Filling the Day with Meaning”, a 2.5 hour training DVD for Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers, with Teepa Snow, MS. Snow uses engaging activities to give back moments of joy and happiness to patients with special challenges, such as those with early onset, tendencies for elopement, falls, and more. Learn the difference between simple entertainment and engaging projects that stimulate brain activity.
See the engaging video below!
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