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Dementia Live® Is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change

Flashback

Flashback™, which consists of 100 vibrant and wipeable pictures covering 5 decades, a Leader Guide, and an Online Learning Tool, is a fun and engaging activity for elders, families and staff. It’s flexible, easy to use and promises to bring smiles, conversation and ignite the incredible power of emotional memories. Flashback™ is a popular activity for those in independent living, assistive and memory care, at home-use and certainly as staff training activity.

Compassionate Touch

Compassionate Touch® is an approach combining skilled touch and specialized communication shown to prevent behavioral expression in people with dementia and those who are at end-of-life

Ageless Grace

Ageless Grace® is a cutting-edge brain fitness program based on neuroplasticity that activates all 5 functions of the brain - analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity and imagination - and simultaneously addresses all 21 physical skills needed for lifelong optimal function. Created by Denise Medved, the program consists of 21 simple exercise Tools designed for all ages and abilities. These exercises, based on everyday movements that are natural and organic, focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Reading2Connect

Aided by the concrete support of a specialized book, older adults partake in peer conversation that is spontaneous, relaxed, and at an optimal pace, without the pre-determined structure of staff leadership. The Reading2Connect® program satisfies universal human needs, such as the longing for friendships, for laughter, for the experience of learning new things, and for opportunities to be helpful.

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