July 12, 2016
Can Rummage Bags Reduce Anxiety in Dementia Patients?
Sometimes you have to think outside of the box and you can discover a magnificent idea that will not only improve the life of a person living with dementia, but also the attitude and life of the caregiver.
The article, Bags of familiar objects help those with dementia to reduce anxiety, describes how you can put together a group of items in a cloth bag and how this can be used to redirect Alzheimer’s patients, and as a result, reduce anxiety or agitation.
This was similar to another article published on the Alzheimer’s Reading Room in 2010, A Shop for Mom. Take a look, maybe the approach will work for you, or perhaps inspire a new caregiving idea of your own.
Read more: http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com