I put together a group of dementia-friendly activities and products for a Home Instead Senior Care training yesterday
Adding the stuffed animals from Memorable Pets to our community was an immediate upgrade. The cats and dogs were a welcome sight to many of our residents who had always loved animals. Although many of them could no longer care for a living animal, these stuffed ones provided the same amount of comfort and happiness asContinue reading “Found: Dog”
An awesome package came in the mail today from Memorable Pets! A kitten and a puppy with their own little carrying cases! My residents will love them.
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, so I hoped that she would also like the dogs. “Ohh,” she cried with delight, opening her arms to accept the stuffed dog. “Is this dog for me? Can IContinue reading “Is This For Me?”
Nancy walked into the room and gasped, spotting the two dogs. “Ohhh,” she said with excitement. Nancy slowly reached out her hand and put it in front of the dog’s mouth. She gave him the chance to smell her hand before she reached out to stroke his soft fur. The piece of this story thatContinue reading “A Fake Dog, A Real Connection.”