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10 Activities to Keep Your Loved One Occupied During Travel

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Posted August 8, 2013

 

  1. Bring an old photo album along to look at pictures.

  2. Play your loved one’s favorite music in the car.

  3. Be sure to have snacks and water.

  4. Play trivia about TV shows and musicians of their day.

  5. Provide a purse with items to go through, like junk mail and old jewelry.

  6. Make rest time to help keep them from becoming agitated.

  7. Let your loved one take the lead in whatever you’re doing. Let them do the talking and listen to their stories.

  8. Offer travel games, like crossword puzzles and word searches.

  9. Talk about the scenery and places you’re driving by during the journey.

  10. Take along their favorite pillow or blanket to keep them comfortable.

Source: Remember for Alzheimer's on Facebook

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