Innovative ideas designed so care partners can engage and connect with people living with dementia.
On the dementia journey, each quality moment of connection is priceless. Deborah Shouse and dozens of experts in the field of dementia share ideas that engage the creative spirit so you can continue to experience those meaningful moments of connecting. These easy and adaptable projects–music, art, movies, cooking, storytelling, gardening, movement, and many more–can foster stronger relationships, renew hope, and ignite a sense of purpose for people who are living with dementia and their care partners. You don’t need special skills to enjoy these expressive activities. Simply incorporate them into your daily routine and you’ll enrich your time together.
Deborah Shouse is a writer, speaker, editor, creativity catalyst, and dementia advocate. She has an MBA but uses it only in emergencies. Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications including The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Natural Awakenings, Reader’s Digest, Newsweek, Woman’s Day, Spirituality & Health, The Chicago Tribune and Unity Magazine. Deborah has been featured in many anthologies, including more than four-dozen Chicken Soup books. She has written a number of business books and for years Deborah wrote a love story column for the Kansas City Star.