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

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

So I work in a nursing home and one of my residents gave me this little box with the sweetest poem! Such a sweet gift and I thought I would share the idea with my fellow pinners :)

So I work in a nursing home and one of my residents gave me this little box with the sweetest poem! Such a sweet gift and I thought I would share the idea with my fellow pinners :)

HOW TO MAKE: Alzheimer’s/Dementia Fidget Lap Blanket... you can use anything really even use up your stash!

HOW TO MAKE: Alzheimer’s/Dementia Fidget Lap Blanket... you can use anything really even use up your stash!

How to Make an I Spy Bottle. # nursing home

How to Make an "I Spy" Bottle

Quilting - Clothing & Accessories Patterns - Bag & Tote Patterns - Reversible Walker Bag

Quilting - Clothing & Accessories Patterns - Bag & Tote Patterns - Reversible Walker Bag

Easy Fabric Hearts. I use these year round for gifts, just toss some into a gift bag along with the gift, for a little extra "I Care." Kids love them too because they mean love to them. Make them and donate them to nursing homes, hospitals, hospice...anyplace people need a hug.

Easy to Make Fabric Hearts

Easy Fabric Hearts. I use these year round for gifts, just toss some into a gift bag along with the gift, for a little extra "I Care." Kids love them too because they mean love to them. Make them and donate them to nursing homes, hospitals, hospice...anyplace people need a hug.

26 Creatively Thoughtful DIY Items to Craft and Donate to Your Local Nursing Home

26 Creatively Thoughtful DIY Items to Craft and Donate to Your Local Nursing...

26 Creatively Thoughtful DIY Items to Craft and Donate to Your Local Nursing Home

Faux Stained Glass Recycled Jars. Easy tutorial!

DIY Faux Stained Glass Recycled Jars

Scarf Bibs for Adults | New product tackles dignity in care | Cambridge Business News ...

Scarf Bibs for Adults | New product tackles dignity in care | Cambridge Business News ...

Elder Care Issues brings fresh insights, support, and tips to caregivers and seniors. Focusing on the effects of dementia on family caregivers.

Elder Care Issues brings fresh insights, support, and tips to caregivers and seniors. Focusing on the effects of dementia on family caregivers.

5 of our favorite DIY Christmas gifts, decorations, and displays to bring the holidays into your home.

DIY Christmas Gifts, Decorations, and Displays

5 of our favorite DIY Christmas gifts, decorations, and displays to bring the holidays into your home.

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