Care recipient (cr) gets into things around the house and needs a productive activity to focus on

Try: Ask cr for help for instance say let let’s set the table ; it it’s time to go for our walk ; or i really need help folding the clothes

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: Go over any natural supplements or herbs you are taking with your healthcare provider to prevent any interactions

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Distraction activities attention span odd behavior anxious paces pacing anxiety

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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