Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
Button Sorting Cups (and link to other color sorting games) - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!
External aids can help to jog memory during early stages. Reminders about where things are, saftey measures to take and seeing a friendly face or place can mean the difference in preventing harm, agitation and further confusion.
Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms.