One of the biggest challenges we face as companions is finding creative ways to engage with individuals who have dementia. Many of our clients are living with cognitive impairment. Some have difficulty finding the right word to use, others may be resistant to accepting help or experience anxiety around being in an unfamiliar environment. Creative engagement is important in helping individuals with dementia feel a sense of security and acceptance. People with dementia are often self-conscious about their memory issues and are told “no” frequently. We’ve discovered the best way to engage with individuals is to “just go with it”.
At Seniors Helping Seniors, we work with many individuals who are newly retired and looking for purposeful engagement. There are many ways to stay active after retirement and engaging in… More
Below are reasons 4 through 8 why 2018 was a great year!
4. Our Spacious New Office Location
In May, we moved our… More