I’ve written about baby dolls before, but I often get reminded of the amazing impact they have in our residents’ lives. They really do make
Sandra was known for sundowning. Most days, Sandra would start crying around 3 PM. “Sundowning” is a common phenomenon for people with dementia. Essentially, it
We hadn’t even finished setting up the new Baby Station when two residents walked in. Marilyn, pushing her walker, let out a cry of happiness.
I handed Helen one of the stuffed dogs from our new Pet Shop area. I knew how much she enjoyed the baby dolls we had,
A lot of people fear that their spouse or life partner will get dementia. Many people are already coping with it. It’s incredibly hard to
We have a couple residents who don’t speak much, if at all. We also have a “baby station” that is set up to look like