These therapy activities and techniques help clients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remain more alert, sociable, and communicative throughout the stages of the disease.
The Source for Alzheimer’s and Dementia provides families of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia accurate information, clear-cut assessments, and practical suggestions to aid in communication. The information is adaptable to persons residing in assisted living centers, skilled nursing facilities, or at home.
Features of the book include:
- 80 pages of reproducible therapy materials including pictures for conversation topics, schedules, social reminders, and activities for daily living
- suggestions for modifying the environment to keep the person with AD safe and oriented
- therapy strategies such as memory aids and the use of errorless learning and spaced retrieval
- guidelines for forming a caregiver support group with reproducible handouts