These Memory Loss Activities for dementia patients get results.
Norman Rockwell and Sarah Stilwell Weber illustrations have unbelievable power, making these memory loss support activities an EXCELLENT CHOICE for brain training in dementia care.
These memory match games will give you the power to engage with your loved one, in their world.
Playing cards was a favorite past-time or hobby of many elderly, this alone will make interaction easier. Putting together yesterday’s hobby with fun, familiar and family oriented images of Rockwell and Weber reminds me of a Oreo Cookie. They love it!
7 Memory Loss Support Activities that get results!
Timeless illustrations from The Saturday Evening Post Collection featuring Norman Rockwell and Sarah Stilwell Weber bring elderly patients into a familiar comfort zone. These memory support activities will not make your loved one with dementia feel like a child.
Norman Rockwell, America’s favorite artist is remembered by many and loved by all.
My focus while designing these 7 matching games was on dementia patient’s enjoyment, comfort and feelings while stimulating their thinking and memory. Plus, I wanted to give you a fun way to connect.
The following qualities are why these Memory/Matching Games are requested for memory loss support activities for in homes and care centers.
• age appropriate
Activities do this by being a fun, enjoyable experience, not intimidating and causing frustration.
Keep in mind elderly and dementia patients lose focus easily, keep it short and sweet.
I discovered a Secret for dementia patients success while testing MatchMate, my first Memory Exercise Game in 2008.
The Secret: I had to throw out the rules and adjust the game to the level of person with dementia, doing this enabled success to everyone and for me to see a smile.
Memory loss support activities for dementia patients must be played at users level for individuals to enjoy the game and stay in the game rather than quitting,
You may be asking how am I to know their level?
Sometimes that is starting with 3 cards, instructions included with memory/matching games.
I have seen frustration when playing with too many cards and you want to avoid this, the outcome, they don’t want to play PERIOD.
Tested with Success: These fun matching games have been successfully tested for usability and patient satisfaction by elderly, alzheimer, dementia and stroke patients with positive results and me learning by their reactions.
Many activities and puzzle games are too difficult for those with special needs, playing by the rules only causes frustration for people with dementia. Be creative, flexible and patient.
• Our fun memory loss support activities for dementia patients stimulate memories and reminiscing.
If you have questions about these matching games, call me. karen, 815-444-0661
If you are looking for beneficial memory games for seniors or dementia activities to stimulate minds and memories they will enjoy these matching games, when played at users level.
Played routinely these matching games can improve memory skills and slow down memory loss.
Listen to laughter and socializing during get together with “gossips“.
“Experiences that are meaningful to persons with dementia are those that allow them to express themselves, to connect with others, to feel a sense of freedom and purpose and to have fun.” ~Alzheimer’s Society of Canada 2011~
We can’t cure Alzheimer’s or Dementia, BUT, I can help YOU give your loved one “a fun moment in time”.
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