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Dementia Activities: Keeping Occupied and Stimulated Can Improve Their Quality of Life (Dementia Caregivers Guide, Dementia Care) by Natalie Johnson, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PPE32OC/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Nvaewb121SQMN
Considering the demonstrated risks and the increasing prevalence of this issue, it’s certainly worth addressing how we can promote social integration at the larger social level, among our older loved ones, and even ourselves – for it has been shown that family caregivers are themselves at a high risk of social isolation.
Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of residents living with dementia or Alzheimer's.
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.