Meaningful Activities for Memory Care Residents

Residents of memory care homes can enjoy meaningful and stimulating work, despite their cognitive and physical limitations. These activities give joy to the residents’ lives, preserve quality of life, and may help slow cognitive decline. When you watch this featured video, you will see groups of friends enjoying a variety of tasks with the help of their Alzheimer’s support providers.

These individuals are having fun in the company of their friends and grandchildren while playing mentally stimulating games, such as word find games, rainbow bingo, and puzzles.

Avalon Memory Care provides stimulating and meaningful activities as part of our mental healthcare plan for those with Alzheimer’s in Dallas, Houston, and Arlington. If you would like to learn more about how we preserve quality of life with our unique memory care approach, you can call (214) 752-7050.

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