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An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia

"For example, one common symptom is the urge to roam, often without warning, which had led most "memory units" and dementia care centers to institute a strict lock-down policy. In one German town, an Alzheimer's care center event set up a fake bus stop to foil wandering residents. At Hogeweyk, the interior of the security perimeter is its own little village—which means that patients can move about as they wish without being in danger."

from The ASHA Leader Blog

Tips for Training Caregivers to Communicate With Dementia Patients

The ASHA Leader Blog: Tips for Training Caregivers to Communicate with Dementia Patients. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at for therapy resources.


Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills - Lite Version ($0.00) Life Skills - Lite Version" gives you the opportunity to preview our "Sequencing Tasks" series of apps. It focuses on the cognitive skill of arranging photos of a task in chronological sequence. This free app only includes one task which is "Washing your hands". The other apps in the series contain 7 tasks each. All of the apps start off with a video demonstrating the life skills task.

from PBS NewsHour

A sibling's guide to caring for aging parents

A sibling’s guide to caring for aging parents: Caring for an aging parent alone is complicated. When your brothers and sisters are also involved, caregiving can become even more complex.


Herb Body Map - the health benefits of different herbs and what parts of the body they are good for.