Tree bark - tactile stimulation for Alzheimer's disease

Tactile Stimulation for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Anything touched and anything that touches us can be stimulating

Gustatory Stimulation for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Gustatory Stimulation for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Taste is very closely aligned with smell and can lead to reminiscences. A favorite meal or a particular dish one has not had for a long time often triggers a flood of recollections.

Elderly couple washing dishes.

Activities of Daily Living for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Activities of Daily Living are those things we all need to do on a regular basis to ensure our health and well-being. We take them for granted–until we cannot do them anymore. Unfortunately, dementia makes these tasks more and more difficult. There are aids to help.

Music therapy for Alzheimers and demantia

Auditory stimulation

Auditory stimulation for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia is effective for mood enhancement, relaxation, and cognition; just as it is for everyone else.

activities are the key to quality of life

Activities for Dementia: the Key to Quality of Life

Recreational activities play an important role when it comes to defining our own Quality of Life. Each of us chooses activities based on our interests and abilities. People who have dementia need  access to recreational activities, too; this is as much a moral imperative as it is an issue of care and disease management.