Connecting with Dementia
One in ten Americans has a family member with Alzheimer's, and one in three knows someone with the disease. Too often, people living with dementia are entertained instead of engaged. Research shows that artistic and imaginative activities reduce the need for psychotropic medications. Deborah Shouse interviewed dozens of experts who showed that creativity and imagination live on, even when memory falters. Shouse offers care partners practical, hands-on ideas for meaningful, creative activities they can do with their patients, family members, or friends who have dementia. Shouse is featured in The Washington Post, Woman’s Day, and in more than four dozen Chicken Soup for the Soul books.
Deborah Shouse has also been featured in:
Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore TogetherBuy
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