Making plans for activities for someone with Alzheimer's (or patients) isn't easy. You must be aware that due to the condition they suffer from, it might be challenging for them to do tasks you think of as easy.
But, research has shown that when person is involved in activities for dementia patients may actually slow the progression of the disease within the brain by creating positive thoughts and a sense of satisfaction in the mind that the person is suffering.
If you're the caregiver, this piece about Alzheimer's will give you some ideas on what you could do in order to help make life simpler for those you care for.
While the exact cause of Alzheimer's is not known but the effects are evident. Alzheimer's is a mental illness and not a physical illness which means that patients can physically perform things.
If the patient was fond of taking part in gardening, they should be allowed to take part in weeding or spading around a garden. Maybe it's time to allow them to play with games or toys like building Legos as well as playing bingo.
It is crucial to be aware that a patient is unlikely to be able to commit to an assignment for a long time span however, you should always be encouraging your patient since they need this positive encouragement for their life to appear fuller.
It is not a good idea to have your patient believe that they're burdens as it can only cause the disease to develop more rapidly.