Whether reminiscing or discussing current events, casual conversation helps to keep a feeling of connectivity to the world around us. It helps us to break the isolation and can return a sense of normality for seniors suffering from dementia.
…to the zoo, museum, mall, luncheons or other fun activities – a companion can make the outing so much more enjoyable. Getting out of the residence can help to keep a senior active, both physically and mentally. At Encore Caregivers, we recognize that in-home care is a holistic practice that should include more than just the home.
Reading and Correspondence
Senior home care is about more than medicine and physical health. Often for those undergoing Alzheimer’s care and private senior care there is a very real need for assistance with daily tasks and prescribed duties.
Crafts, puzzles, games and cards – activities like these are fun and mentally stimulating for the client. Having a companion to encourage the seniors in your life to engage in their hobbies is a great way to keep them mentally and physically engaged.