We hope these videos are helpful for caregivers as they learn to work through new situations with their loved ones.
Dealing with Repetition
One of the most worrisome symptoms of dementia for family members and caregivers is when a person frequently repeats a statement, question, or behavior. This repetition is common, and although it may be frustrating, there are ways to help this behavior. Grace Place Alzheimer's Center Director, Christina Avena highlights a few strategies to help a loved one who may find themselves repeating questions and phrases.
Grab your loved one and follow Amy Stanridge, Director of Grace Notes Choir, and Alzheimer's Community Manager, Laura Delz, in this fun sing-a-long that will be fun and enjoyable for anyone who wants to participate! Music therapy is the use of music participation and listening to bring about functional changes in human learning and behavior. Hearing and singing a familiar song sometimes brings back memories and language an individual with dementia has forgotten.