People with Alzheimer’s don’t just need care; they need best friends, suggests dementia-care expert David Troxel. In Los Altos, CA, he recently explained his “best friends approach,” which a memory-care community there is incorporating. The Los Altos Town Crier reports:
According to Troxel, elements of a quality dementia-care experience include purposeful chores, creative activities, animals, conversation, incorporating the life story, exercise, music, being outside, learning and growth, and laughter.
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