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16 Practical Activities for Alzheimer's Patients: fiddle box, deck of cards, music, rubber tipped darts, untying knots, threading yarn or string, doll therapy, display of insects, fabric box, beach ball, fish tank, matching shapes, rairing, pom-poms, golf balls, picture puzzle
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