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Simple In-Room Activity Idea

By |2021-02-01T21:09:35+00:00April 20th, 2020|Montessori, Preserved Abilities|

Many of you have written to share your challenges and successes over the past few weeks and to ask for simple activity ideas that can be done easily in one’s bedroom on a tray table. Here is an idea for a simple activity that can help an individual to maintain fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination while feeling a sense of purpose by caring for his or her belongings.

The Joy of Discovering Preserved Abilities

By |2016-10-31T15:03:32+00:00May 2nd, 2014|alzheimers, dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, Preserved Abilities|

In honor of Better Hearing and Speech month, I’d like to say a few words about communication and the relationships we have with our loved ones with dementia.   I’d like to share a story with you.  Last year I worked with a client who lived with frontotemporal degeneration.  I made a once weekly home [...]