Care recipient (cr) likes music but now has trouble speaking

Try: Play cds tapes or records talk about the music and the singer ask what cr was doing when the song was popular talk about the music and past events

Materials: Cds tapes or records

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Personal, Social, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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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: Music happy memories dancing fun activities leisure depression depressed bored boredom

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

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