Books for Reminiscence
BOOKS FOR ALZHEIMER'S CARE
Reminiscing - the act or process of recalling past experiences, events, etc.
Most of us enjoy thinking about enjoyable and exciting events from our past. Our first date, songs that retain a special meaning, holiday celebrations when you were young. What are some of your favorite memories?
A funny thing about Alzheimer's disease and many other types of dementia is that old memories stick around a long time. A person with dementia may have a hard time remembering what happened yesterday or last week, but can remember in detail things about an event that happened forty years ago. And thinking and talking about those old memories can be therapeutic. You can read more about reminiscence therapy on our website. But don't forget to come back...