I'm interested in therapy dolls for dementia. I have several realistic dolls here in the house which were gifts from my daughter's late grandmother — she was always a little freaked by them — and would love to donate them somewhere. How and where can I find a facility which might be able to use them? Thanks.


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Are they good for cuddling? Is it that kind of realistic doll? If they are soft and also feel real, I would do a Google search of communities around you. Call the receptionist and ask if they have a dementia unit, then see if you can talk to the director of that unit. I would be happy to get a call like that!

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Rachael Wonderlin is an internationally-recognized dementia care expert and consultant. She has a Master’s in Gerontology and is the author of two published books with Johns Hopkins University Press. Rachael owns Dementia By Day, a dementia care consulting and education company.

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