An article published on June 26, 2017 by the International Business Times ("Dementia in Old Age Can Be Prevented By Cognitive Training, Report Says"), outlines a recent report that was released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which details that cognitive training could help prevent dementia.
Board Certified Music Therapist Natalie Spencer of Moorings Park found that she was having challenges coming up with ideas to stimulate meaningful conversation with some of her participants during their sessions. She mentioned this to the Director of Wellness, Celeste Lynch, who suggested that Natalie consider using LifeBio's Reminiscence Therapy program with her Music Therapy sessions.
Early in June, the Washington Post published an article online titled "How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age" (June 3, 2017). The article outlines a few simple things that can be done to help your memory.
Another of the many memory books offered in LifeBio's online shop is the Life Story Guide. This book offers a 25-question guide to provide an overview of your life and experiences. It also has an online template that corresponds, so you can even type your questions into the lovely format provided in a LifeBio online account!
When parents or grandparents are in the process of moving from their homes, that is a great opportunity to hear all about the treasures and mementos they have collected over their lifetimes. That is where LifeBio's The Story of My Treasures memory book comes in to help!
One of the many physical memory books available for purchase through LifeBio is the Life Story Journal, a 73-question biography template that guides you through some of the biggest pieces of your life.
“A picture says a thousand words,” as the saying goes. Many people have pictures from throughout their whole lives — boxes upon boxes (or computer files upon computer files) of baby, school, family, and holiday photos. And each one of these pictures inevitably can be linked to a memory or two.
When your child is getting ready for high school or college graduation, a great milestone in life, it’s always nice to look back on how far they’ve come. For graduation parties or just for a sentimental keepsake for your child to take with them into the next stage of their life, a graduation memory book is a wonderful way to celebrate all that they have accomplished!
Below is a roundup of some of my favorite solutions for innovations in memory care.
It was surprising to me to talk with an avid genealogist who couldn't see the value in writing her own life story. "Write my life story, why?" she said. I was puzzled. Why wouldn't a genealogist see the value in her own life story? Instead she was focused on uncovering the lives of her deceased relatives.