Including loved ones with dementia in holiday activities

Research tells us that, when given meaningful activities in which they can participate, individuals with dementia are more cognitively stimulated. Meaningful activities also help to alleviate anxiety and depression, and promote positive social interactions. All of these factors lead to an improved quality of life for the individual with dementia and, as a result, their caregivers.

Alzheimer’s and the Speech-Language Pathologist – Research Rumination

I have a deep passion for Alzheimer’s research and understanding best practices for treating individuals with this disease. This, combined with my goal of bringing you informative posts in the Communication Contemplation blog, has resulted in this - Duncan Lake Speech Therapy’s first ever Research Rumination! Don’t worry - I’m going to break this down SparkNotes style.

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