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... and when he needs a laugh and I need a bit of time to do something else, I will play one or 2. ... (15 replies)
... 101 Things to Do With a Person With Alzheimer's Disease 1. Clip coupons 2. Sort poker chips 3. Count tickets 4. Rake leaves 5. Use the carpet sweeper 6. Read out loud 7. Bake cookies 8. Look up names in the phone book (15 replies)
... Some Dementia victims LOVE scrunching up little bits of paper, and what better to do that scrunch AND make a picture! ... (15 replies)

... My best friend's father is 87. He can no longer drive, and he gave up his license without a fuss. He doesn't remember what he's ordered for lunch, or even if he's ordered it, but he doesn't behave badly (unless he's had a drink - which is rare). I take him to lunch once a week and would like ideas for things to keep him interested. I think doing things that interest... (15 replies)
... I found some of these activities .. ... (15 replies)
... should do, ha. She can tell if I try to get her to do something that is "make work" just to keep her busy so I can't fool her that way. ... (15 replies)
... As a former preschool teacher and Alzheimer caregiver, my advice is THINK Nursery School. ... (15 replies)
... That is a great idea about coloring and painting! I would like to do that myself. Maybe when I get older and not so busy! My dad is not that far yet, but probably will be next spring. I will have to keep that in mind for him. ... (15 replies)
... time favorite thing to do is to color. She will color until her entire coloring book is full. ... (15 replies)
... like address stickers and pretend stamps and either real or pretend addresses or just names or real people. You could do some of the harder things and she could do some of the easier things? ... (15 replies)
... do it up, undo, do it up, undo ... ... (15 replies)
How do I go on?
Jan 14, 2009
... Check the stickies at the top of the board. There is a good list of what stages are and also what activities there are for Alzheimer patients. A good book to read is "The 36 Hour Day". But a quick reference is right at your finger tips at the top of our board.... ... (63 replies)
... Dad and I do a few things. One is puzzles which are either 12 pieces, or the 24 piece floor puzzle which we put on the table. The pieces are large and easy to work with. ... (8 replies)
... l go into a room by herself to nap. Maybe she'll make her own doctor appointments. Maybe she'll go grocery shopping, which may become increasingly difficult to do with him. Maybe she'll schedule a school conference. As the patient becomes increasingly ill, it's harder and harder to take them places. ... (15 replies)
Help my mom please
Jun 10, 2010
... I am not sure if you have come tom the right place. This is a Board for Alzheimer patients and caregivers. Does your Mom have Alzheimer's? ... (4 replies)
... d and all you life savers on it. It seems that the staff is "impressed" by my knowledge of this horrible disease, how to "speak" Alzheimer's, and since I am the activities assistant, how to make them smile and stay as active as possible. ... (11 replies)
... Beyond that, with Mom's abilities she would be able to go out into the assisted living area for activities and Dad would be cared for. They would encourage this as long as she was able. ... (15 replies)
How do I go on?
Jan 14, 2009
... the person can no longer survive without some assistance. Patients can't remember names of people or places in their lives. They may be disoriented about time and dates. ... (63 replies)
... almost all AD care places, do not want their charges to be taken out at all! ... (5 replies)
... these patients tend to wander off! ... (2 replies)

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