Care recipient (cr) needs to stay connected to his her faith community despite having memory loss and other cognitive problems

Try: Play religious or other music that is important to cr it may bring back old memories even if cr has a problem finding the right words to speak he she still may be able to sing songs or hymns from the past

Materials: Spiritual music hymns

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Personal, Social, Spiritual, 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: Religion religious hymns church faith spiritual faith community prayer pray

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

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