Senior Resources [including Memory Issues like Alzheimer’s, Dementia, …]

Find programs that can help you pay for medicine, food, health care, and more. Details HERE


The Holidays and Dementia – 2-pager with actionable topics


GOOD BRAIN HEALTH – KEY PILLARS

  • MOVEMENT
    • Doesn’t have to be “fitness”
    • For instance, clap and stamp feet while singing You Are My Sunshine
  • DIET
    • 1/2 your plate should be fruits and vegetables
    • keep your
  • NEW ACTIVITIES – make new dendrites by adding new/different activities
    • Trivia – page a day
    • Not just more games of the same thing (cribbage, …)
  • SOCIAL CONNECTION WITH PEOPLE
    • Nice to have Zoom for seeing faces
    • Get back out in public once COVID-19 threat is minimized
  • SLEEPING
    • 7-9 hours for your brain
    • gives brain a chance to “clean things up” and regenerate
    • [add meditation

The antioxidant foods song – Lynn


SPEAKERS/TOPICS – CINCINNATI AREA

RESOURCES

WEBSITES

MOVIES / VIDEO


BOOKS


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

Gifts for Seniors


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