Peace of mind for caregivers by keeping older adults and people living with dementia active, connected, engaged and stimulated from the comfort of their own home.
Benefits Day programs are associated with many positive health related benefits for older adults and caregivers including:
reduced social isolation
slow down cognitive decline
sense of meaning and purpose and joy
managing and reducing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
reduce need for long-term care placement
respite and support for caregivers
Social Connection Social Connection Loneliness has been proven to be as dangerous as obesity and smoking in older adults. Older adults that live alone or who have few social ties have a much higher risk of cognitive impairment than those with more social connections.
small group, interactive activities
shared meal times and experiences
Cognitive Stimulation Cognitive Stimulation involves a wide range of enjoyable activities that aim to stimulate thinking, memory, and concentration with the purpose of slowing down cognitive decline including:
discussing current events and topics of interest
Creative Expression Creative Expression has been proven to promote happiness, increased self-esteem and motivation among older adults and people with dementia.
Physical Activity Physical Activity reduces the chances to develop heart disease, stroke and diabetes, which are all associated with an increased risk of dementia. Regular exercise also helps to reduce stress and improve your mood.