Dementia Care

Imagination Shines Through

This Sunday, Mother’s Day, Assisted Living team members and residents who are moms and grandmothers will be honored. And, as this video from the New York Times charmingly depicts, even those residents with dementia can find ways to celebrate…and be celebrated…despite their symptoms:

As columnist Deenie Hartzog-Mislock says, her grandmother’s creation of a fictional boyfriend for her aunt was “this perfect way to preserve her imagination and her personality.”

In what ways do your residents or loved ones with dementia surprise or delight you? Share your thoughts and stories in the comments below.

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