Friday, January 25, 2019

Advice for Alzheimer's Caregivers

                 Advice for Alzheimer's Caregivers   Michael Kirby Smith (New York Times)

We all need things to do.  People with an Alzheimer's diagnosis have a big change to their lives. Sadness and depression happens a lot when people have do have many things to do.
Here is a helpful article.  The article offers lots of tips. Sometimes people living with Alzheimer's disease become depressed, due to a "lack of stimulating activities".  There are fun activities such a joining a choir and museum programs. My favorite activity is Jigsaw puzzle-solving, alone (if the puzzle piece count is appropriate) or with a partner, which provides a lot of stimulation, and a purpose.                                                   

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