The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has some good tips on how adapt activities for people with Alzheimer’s disease so they can enjoy them too. Household chores like baking, doing dishes and folding laundry can provide a sense of familiarity and calm. The article also gives great suggestions that your residents’ family members might appreciate too, such as things to keep in mind when taking their loved one with dementia to a restaurant or on an overnight trip. Please share with them as well. Take a look at the article by clicking on the link below:
ALSO, don’t miss our upcoming free webinar on January 17th entitled, “Give Yourself the Gift of Self Care!” Show your nurses and GNAs that you care about their wellbeing and encourage them to log on live if they can. The webinar will be 30 minutes and we will record it. Details and the link to register are below:
Please register for Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care on Jan 17, 2019 11:00 AM EST at:
Dr. Kelly Doran, PhD, RN will discuss ways to help decrease stress and improve wellness for nursing staff in care communities. She will answer your questions too! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Have a great week and we hope to “see” you online on the 17th!