People with dementia can still engage in familiar activities—although caregivers may have to adjust them in some way to match the person’s remaining strengths. Participating in various types of recreational activities—from art to poetry—can also be an effective way to help manage behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Many can be done one-on-one in the home setting; other can involve additional family members, including various generations.
For more information, connect with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s licensed social workers. Click here or call 866.232.8484. Real People. Real Care.