There are a growing number of ‘digital assistants’ available today which can greatly improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s, especially during the earlier stages. Here are a few reasons that you might consider adding a ‘digital caregiver’ to your team.
Providing music that holds special meaning for the listener taps into emotional memory. No matter how advanced one’s dementia, as long as we can identify music that holds personal meaning from their youth, the odds are good that this will work.
The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication.” What an appropriate time to reflect on this passing year and the dedication that 15 million caregivers in the United States selflessly show to their husbands, wives, fathers, mothers and friends who are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.