147 Fun, Easy, and Enriching Activities
Bring out the best in each person who has dementia with more than 145 versatile and easy-to-implement Best Friends activities. Each activity contains ingredients such as exercise, music, humour, the arts, old sayings, sensory stimulation, and conversation – all designed to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of participants.
Sample activity titles include An Apple a Day, Caring for Pets, Eggshell Art, Here Comes the Bride, Listening to Music, Let’s Dance, Remembering Childhood Games, Tea Time, and Wrapping Presents. You can personalise the activities and match them to the strengths of each participant. Invigorate your activity programming with this innovative approach to Alzheimer’s caregiving.
Written by: Bell, Troxel, Cox, Hamon; 2004. ISBN: 1-878812-88-2
199 pages; 8-1/2″ x 11″ softcover book
Best Friends Book of Alzheimer’s Activities: Vol. 2 also available!