Mar 15, 2011

"More There" Spark of Life

The Spark of Life Club Program is not an entertainment program for the 'oldies.' Instead, it is a carefully developed program designed to improve the social, emotional and spiritual well-being of people with dementia....
By Max Wallack
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Spark of Life
There is a wonderful program in Australia which seems to embody the advice we find here on the Alzheimer’s Reading Room.

For 20 years, Jane Verity, founder and president of Dementia Care Australia, has been developing her own approach to caring for dementia patients. She called this the Spark of Life Approach.

Clearly, it is a search, a successful search, to find “More There”.

Max Wallack is a student at Boston University Academy. His great grandmother, Gertrude, suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Max is the founder of PUZZLES TO REMEMBER. PTR is a project that provides puzzles to nursing homes and veterans institutions that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

Original content Max Wallack, the Alzheimer's Reading Room