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Author Bazan-Salazar, Emilia C.

Title Alzheimer's activities that stimulate the mind / by Emilia C. Bazan-Salazar
Edition First edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2005]


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Description xxii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Stage categories -- Physiologic changes with aging -- Physiologic charts -- About stage-related activities -- What is Dementia? -- Disorders causing Dementia -- What is Alzheimer's Disease? -- Arts and Crafts -- Community Outings -- Exercise -- Food-oriented Activities -- Games -- Garden Club -- Grooming -- Music -- Reality Orientation -- Reminiscing/Re-motivation -- Restorative -- Sensory Stimulation -- Socialization Activities -- Miscellaneous Activities
Summary "Based on the author's four-year study and experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book that offers appropriate activities for each of the four stages of the disease. Whether you're taking care of a loved one or working as a caregiver, Emilia C. Bazan-Salazar gives you easy-to-follow exercises that have been medically proven to enhance and maintain the cognitive abilities of persons living with Alzheimer's or dementia." "Featured are hundreds of therapeutic exercises that meet a variety of interests-including arts and crafts, community outings, physical activity, religion and spirituality, grooming, gardening, music, and more-which have been designed to: Improve and maintain memory, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination, Foster feelings of personal accomplishment and boost self-esteem, Maintain social skills and increase participation in the community, Tone muscles, improve circulation, limber up the body, and relieve tension." "Most of all, you'll remain involved, more hopeful, and more bonded with those living with Alzheimer's as you help them once again experience the joy of performing the activities of daily living. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205) and index
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Dementia -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Self-care, Health.
Alzheimer Disease -- therapy.
Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation.
Dementia -- rehabilitation.
Self Care.
Dementia -- rehabilitation.
Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation.
Self Care.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
LC no. 2004015652
ISBN 0071447318