Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 ways to support and engage people living with late stage Alzheimer's Disease.
One of the best gifts you can give to someone that has Alzheimer's is a Busy Blanket (or Fidget Blanket) . No need to make it too large, lap size will do. Just make it colorful with lots of textures; add zippers and gadgets, etc. This will help with sensory stimulation and keep their hands busy while occupying their mind to reduce the potential of agitation