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At the end of my dad’s life he had mobility disability, vascular dementia, and an autoimmune issue where he could not use or grip his hands. While he was not in an advanced stage of dementia, the beginning stages were difficult as caregivers and as loved ones.
A few years ago I had posted about some of the things we were using for him to help him with his routines and prevent confusion. I am not an occupational therapist or any type of expert in this area, but did receive a lot DMs from followers with things that they had found helped. The list below is a compilation of those
I also consulted this article from A Place for Mom regarding the best Memory Care Activities, which was an interesting read.
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