According to a study published in 2018 by JAMA Psychiatry, active participation in intellectual activities, even in late life, could help delay or prevent dementia in older adults. Now, as a caregiver it might be difficult to constantly come up with fun, useful activities for a loved one who is suffering from memory loss. But look no further!
The Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s activity books offer engaging, enjoyable activities that inspire families to be innovative in their interactions with a person who is suffering memory loss. They also have the potential be useful for community outreach and education, according to clinical experts. Simple tasks are provided in the Activity Book for Individuals Experience Memory Loss to foster creativity.