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A Memory Box for Dementia

Memory Box for Dementia

FILL A MEMORY BOX with photos and memorabilia of a person with dementia, then position it by their door. See it re-orient them, trigger conversations, make a doorway one’s own, and mostly, stimulate memories of good times.

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Easy Upgrades Liven Up Dementia Home

DESIGN VIDEO: See how Muskoka Shores is livening up their Dementia-home in 4 low-cost stages. Learn simple ways to turn a dull care home into a bright, dynamic, village-like place to live.

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Dementia Clock

7 Best Clocks for Dementia

“What time is it?” “What day is it?” Get a DEMENTIA CLOCK if you’re asked this too often. With convenience, good looks and unlimited patience, check out these 7 clocks.

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Healing Gardens for Dementia

A new study reveals the power of gardens in helping staff provide good care for dementia. See how gardens offer benefits that are low-cost, drug-free and refreshing to both patient and carer.

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Dementia Village

Dementia Village

Hogeway Village is a community of people with dementias such as Alzheimer’s. See the advantages of a custom-tuned environment  offering familiar surroundings.

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