Care recipient (cr) is nearing the end of life and needs emotional comforting

Try: Try playing music at low volume and using soft lighting to create a soothing environment for cr music therapy might improve mood help with relaxation and lessen pain listening to music might also evoke memories those present can share try to keep distracting noises like televisions and radios to a minimum

Materials: Soothing music

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological

Information: n/a

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: Emotional comfort connecting with others bed bound can’t talk end of life care bed side manner death dying touch holding hands

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

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