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07 Dec How to Keep Someone With Alzheimer's or Other Dementias Busy and Active

Successful activities for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias

Keeping busy stimulates the brains of people with dementia while boosting a sense of usefulness and accomplishment. But they lose the ability to select satisfying activities and follow through on them -- so you need to initiate things to do. Too much idle time can make anyone feel lonely and unproductive, raising the risk of depression, agitation, and anger.

http://www.caring.com/articles/activities-for-alzheimers-and-dementia