BOOKS for THOSE with DEMENTIA
Books can be an extremely useful aid for people with dementia and severe memory-loss. Picture books help people reminisce, as images are a very powerful way to access memories. They can help increase communication, whether it's with relatives, caregivers, & friends. If used in a group or care setting, they can bring individuals with dementia together and can be used as an entertaining activity that helps combat boredom, or even depression. Some books provide background information for caregivers which this can help bridge the gap between different generations.
Formal education in any stage of life will help reduce your risk of cognitive decline and dementia. Awareness of dementia is slowly becoming more widespread, and the
introduction and promotion of information has helped to assist care
providers with patients. We have a myriad of resources through our assortment of books to provide insight to Alzheimer's disease and dementia as well as to encourage visual stimulating activities to the person afflicted with the disease.