Laughter is always good medicine look for amusing entertainment that matches a care recipient’s cr’s needs as his or her condition changes

Try: #offer the cr the comics pages or read the humor columns out loud #offer the cr amusing and entertaining television programs #if dementia interferes with a cr’s ability to follow a current program look for vintage shows the cr has been familiar with for decades the cr may easily find the humor in these #look also for recordings of vintage comedy routines by artists the cr has enjoyed throughout the years #put a bird feeder where the cr can easily observe birds coming and going

Materials: Newspaper comics pages or humor columns television or cable shows that the cr can follow and enjoy collections of vintage television programs recordings of vintage comedy routines bird feeder

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Social, Independence, Some Supervision, Vision, Good Vision, So-So Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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

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