Hi, do you mean a research article or an article I wrote? What you’ll probably find on most blogs or Pinterest boards or articles are people recommending that you use “little trinkets that the person likes.” That’s not what I recommend: instead, I suggest using a photo of the resident when they were younger. People with dementia usually think of themselves as a much younger version of who they are now, and they recognize their old photos as current images. It helps them find their rooms and it helps the staff humanize their residents.
If you want an article that I wrote, try: