Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

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It is not uncommon for seniors living in assisted-living facilities to lack mental stimulation and social contact.  Recreation Therapists often use one-on-one visits to respond to the needs of those who avoid social settings. There are many enjoyable games and activities that can keep minds and bodies strong and active.

It is not uncommon for seniors living in assisted-living facilities to lack mental stimulation and social contact. Recreation Therapists often use one-on-one visits to respond to the needs of those who avoid social settings. There are many enjoyable games and activities that can keep minds and bodies strong and active.

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For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Here are some wonderful garden activities for the elderly.

For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Here are some wonderful garden activities for the elderly.

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Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors. Reminiscence is a wonderful past time for the elderly and is suitable for those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

13 Reminiscing Themes for Seniors. Reminiscence is a wonderful past time for the elderly and is suitable for those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

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Armchair Travel takes people to faraway places without leaving home. It provides a sensory experience and the opportunity to learn about exotic lands and important past events in a meaningful manner. This is a wonderful activity for seniors living in nursing homes and suitable for people with dementia.

Armchair Travel takes people to faraway places without leaving home. It provides a sensory experience and the opportunity to learn about exotic lands and important past events in a meaningful manner. This is a wonderful activity for seniors living in nursing homes and suitable for people with dementia.

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Barlavington Manor (http://www.barlavingtonmanor.co.uk/) is a family run, West Sussex Residential Care Home in Petworth, with Assisted Living, Dementia Unit and stunning views over the South Downs that can take you through all these experiences. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Barlavington Manor (http://www.barlavingtonmanor.co.uk/) is a family run, West Sussex Residential Care Home in Petworth, with Assisted Living, Dementia Unit and stunning views over the South Downs that can take you through all these experiences. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

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