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Alzheimer Care in Durham - Activites That Help
Posted: 9/2/2013 12:00 AM by
One of the key factors when caring for a patient with Alzheimer’s disease is to encourage activities that they enjoy. If for instance, your loved one with Alzheimer’s enjoyed painting earlier in life, but now can only move the brush around the canvas encourage it, as long as they seem to enjoy the activity. It has been shown that Activities that concentrate on enjoyment and happy feelings can help to reduce the amount of frustration that often comes along with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Also please remember that in order to care for your loved one, you must also care for yourself. Oftentimes that means bringing on some temporary help or respite care to give yourself a break. If you need information on
Respite care in Durham, NC
, contact us today.
Check out this video from the National Institutes of Health.
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