At eight years old, I skip up the front steps to my grandparents’ home. Sporting ruby red shoes, a blue plaid dress, and my hair braided to each side, I am ready for the school production of The Wizard of Oz, and even more excited to show my grandparents just how hard I’ve worked to memorize my lines.
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… More