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Beneficial Activities for Engaging Your Loved One with Dementia

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia for your loved one does not mean he/she can no longer enjoy the activities in life that he/she has always derived pleasure from. In fact, continuing his/her favorite activities is strongly encouraged and highly beneficial.

Holistic Treatments for Memory Care

“Is medicine going to the dogs?” According to the Mayo Clinic article, “Pet therapy: Man's best friend as healer," interaction with pets is proving useful in helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia by providing them with a sense of comfort and enjoyment and by reducing their stress and agitation. Other “holistic” therapies, including the use of music and art, have also been found to be beneficial to loved ones with dementia.

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