Find images from past events, celebrities, sport championships and people that used to be in the media. Try to not make it into a quiz. Instead of saying: Do you remember where this is from? Another approach could be “I remember when Anisoara Cușmir-Stanciu won the gold medal in the Olympics in Los Angeles, what a magnificent jump!” / “I remember when Heike Gabriela Drechsler won the gold medal in the Olympics in Barcelona, what a magnificent jump!” Using the pictures can guide the conversation and keep it going. However, associations and digressions are welcomed, you don’t need to strictly stick to the pictures.
For someone with dementia, a conversation about who they are and were, rather than about their illness can be a positive activity. You can do reminiscence work by using photos, music, objects, or other stimuli to create a conversation of remembering details of a life.
Make a memory or rummage
Apathy is described as a lack of interest or a persistent loss of motivation to do things. It can be difficult to find appropriate activities to engage in, when the person you are caring for are suffering from apathy. However, engaging in activities will be beneficial for maintaining physical and
The DemiCare project has been funded by the Active and Assisted Living programme. AAL is a European programme funding innovation that keeps people connected, healthy, active and happy into their old age.
AAL supports the development of products and services that make a real difference to people’s lives - for those facing some of the challenges of ageing and for those who care for older people if they need help.
The project has an overall budget of 2.029.091,76 €, to which the AAL will contribute with 1.477.535,07 €