Senior Resources including Memory Issues (Alzheimer’s, Dementia)

RESOURCES

WEBSITES

MOVIES

  • Still Alice – A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Alive Inside – The relationship between Music and Memory is described and shown in this movie
  • I’ll Be Me – the Glen Campbell story relating to Alzheimer’s diagnosis and how he completed another CD and 100+ concert tour after being diagnosed. My buddy Jim comments that it’s amazing that though Glen needs the teleprompter for the words, he has the “guitar licks” down without any prompting (and melody of the song is still there too…)

BOOKS

  • The 36-Hour Day – in early skimming of the book, especially like Chapters 5 (Problems Arising in Daily Care) and 11 (You and the Person Who Has Dementia)

STORIES / ARTICLES

101 Ways to Spend Time with Those Dealing with Alzheimer’s

10 Absolutes of communicating through Alzheimers (never argue, etc…)

Choosing a residential care facility – ALZ Assoc. article


SONGS

  • Remembering is a touching song, sung by Ashley Campbell. Ashley is the daughter of singer Glen Campbell who struggled publicly with Alzheimer’s. The line “Daddy don’t you worry, I’ll do the remembering” is mighty touching
  • Consider doing some silly songs with actions when in the company of someone with Alzheimer’s – he/she/they can frequently remember those words and/or do some of the actions. Here’s a song listing from a quick Google Search

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