A person living with dementia may experience changes in their ability to participate in daily activities and concerns for their safety can also contribute to limitations in their lives.
Yet despite changes in memory, problem-solving and other thinking skills, a person who is living with dementia can still enjoy life and experience the world around them—even in ways that might enhance their changing communication abilities. With over 47 million people worldwide now living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, there is a growing need to create inclusive and stimulating environments.
There are examples popping up around the world of innovative ways that people living with dementia can still feel joy, even after a diagnosis:
For compassionate and professional dementia caregiving services, contact Homewatch CareGivers today.
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