Tips to Encourage Engagement and Activities
Play a game like checkers, chess or scrabble.
Go out for a walk around the block/walk the dog, if the weather permits.
Color together using the large-sized crayons, which are easier on senior’s hands.
Ask your loved one to peel the potatoes or cut the green beans for dinner.
Gather many of the same type of items and have your loved one sort them by color, date, etc.
Massage your loved one’s legs and arms with their favorite scented lotion.
Play music to sing and dance along to.
Start a interactive game like “I Spy.”
Source: Remember for Alzheimer's on Facebook