Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.
The Chair Activity Bingo Game features seated stretches and simple movements that must be completed in order to mark your game card. Perfect for use with older adults, classrooms with limited space, or anyone with limited mobility.
Reminiscence game for the elderly and those with dementia. Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don`t want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen
I will do this with the Seniors as we all love to sit in the garden and watch the critters How to make your own bird feeders, a simple, fun activity which will encourage wild birds to visit your garden.
Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immune system, activate and relieve your stress response and stimulate many organs.
DIT touchy-feely sensory pouches (also known as squish bags and sensory pads) are a wonderful way to explore the senses. Making sensory pouches is a quick and inexpensive way to make an engaging and relaxing sensory activi
Finish Line Sayings: it's awesome to see what sayings your residents remember! I get a group of my residents together and read these sayings and they fill in the blanks. You can repeat them a few times and you'll
Rock painting has become very popular these days. Pick up rocks and paint them in the pattern of cactus, arrange them together with some natural rocks as you like in a flower pot for a stunning homemade centerpiece!