Research shows that if one focuses on the 5 senses and movement, then you have a great starting point that will help one understand what happens for Dementia patients.
Many very simple but very effective activities can be used for a Dementia patient. One of the most popular methods that have been proven extremely effective, is the use of therapy dogs.
There are various forms of Dementia, but one thing has been proven, with regards to non-medicinal solutions, there are very simple and effective activities that one can implement to give quality of life to the loved one with Dementia.
As our population is ageing, more and more families will be affected in one way or the other by the dreaded “dementia” diagnosis. Dementia is an umbrella term which includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and Lewy Body dementia to name a few.