5 Things to do with your Father
who has Dementia this Fathers Day: #4 Go Shopping
A trip to a local Home Depot or Lowe’s store. Spend some time in a variety of departments (tools, plumbing, paint, lumber, etc.). The majority of men enjoy tools and many have spend countless hours at a hardware store. Seeing items may promote recall or provide opportunities to talk about times when he painted this or repaired that.
Male-specific activities are critically important for men living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. With a some planning ahead and social cues this Father's Day your loved one could find themselves enjoying an activity that they both enjoy and find comfortable. "If given the opportunity, proper resources, and step-by-step direction, they may not only be able to participate," says the team at Shadowbox Press