Apr 14, 2014

Socialization ideas for people with Alzheimers

Lack of social interaction exaggerates the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia, can lead to depression, and encourages the person living with dementia to withdraw into themselves.

Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

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A lack of social stimulation is harmful for people living with dementia.

A lack of socialization and discussion can exaggerate the impact of the condition, can lead to depression, and it encourage patients to withdraw into themselves.

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