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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

Companion Pets

This evidence-informed training empowers care partners to effectively use Joy for All™ Robotic Companion Pets to help reduce behavioral expression of distress in people with dementia. Joy for All™ Robotic Companion Pets provides comfort, companionship, and pleasure, improving quality of life and wellbeing.

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