#talkalz transcript

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From: Tue May 08 9:00:00 PDT 2012
To: Tue May 08 10:15:00 PDT 2012

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Today, we’re discussing meaningful activities: what they are, how they benefit an AD patient, and ways to encourage participation. #talkalz
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Good morning/afternoon everyone-welcome! #talkalz
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Before we begin, here’s a quick review of the rules: #talkalz
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Please hold links and announcements until the end; we reserve the last 5 minutes of the chat for that purpose. #talkalz
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RT @juvoyou: RT @caregiving: RT @CPI_Training: #TalkAlz starts 11 AM CT: Meaningful activities for your loved one w/ #dementia!
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Please respect the opinions and ideas shared by others, even if you disagree. #talkalz
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Let’s get started... #talkalz
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Hi everyone! Glad to be here. -M #talkalz
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@ZENgevity Hi Georgia! Welcome! #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Please hold links and announcements until the end; we reserve the last 5 minutes of the chat for that purpose. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Please hold links and announcements until the end; we reserve the last 5 minutes of the chat for that purpose. #talkalz
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@AD_Research Hello, Sarah thank you for moderating today. I am excited for todays topic #talkalz
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Happy to be joining #talkalz
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@endearForAlz Hi Carlos-gr8 that you could make it. #talkalz
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MT @AD_Research: #talkalz starts now. chatting on meaningful activities w/ @CPI_Training @Seniors4Living @ctffox @usagainstalz #talkalz
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Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimer's disease? #talkalz
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@CaringWise Welcome Trevania! #talkalz
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@CaringWise Happy to have you, Trevania! #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimers disease? #talkalz
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@ctffox The pleasure is all mine craig! #talkalz
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@endearforalz Great to see you again. Thanks for joining today's discussion. #talkalz
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It seems that specific meaningful/appropriate activities depend very much on the stage of the disease... #talkalz
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...but that anything that draws a connection to strong positive memories is a plus #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimers disease? #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: Good morning/afternoon everyone-welcome! #talkalz
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http://t.co/4xd1cc6r if you haven't visited yet, go there for some great information and support! #talkalz #homeinstead #tousitspersonal
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@AD_Research A1: one of the first that comes to mind is art therapy. It's been utilized very successfully. #talkalz
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@nmillaz Thanks for joining today's discussion. :) Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimer's disease? #talkalz
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@ctffox #TalkAlz lurking today! Have a grt chat
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Like music for example! RT @CaringWise: ...but that anything that draws a connection to strong positive memories is a plus #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Please hold links and announcements until the end; we reserve the last 5 minutes of the chat for that purpose. #talkalz
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@NatriceR Welcome Natrice! #talkalz
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@NatriceR Hi Natrice-glad you can join in! #talkalz
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RT @Seniors4Living: RT @AD_Research: Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimers disease? #talkalz
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#talkalz I think meaningful activities gives a sense of purpose/belonging to someone w alz- like folding towels, caring for a baby,
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RT @AD_Research: Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone with Alzheimer's disease? #talkalz
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Thx. Lurking mostly, and looking for ideas! RT @AD_Research: @nmillaz Thanks for joining todays discussion. :) #talkalz
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Agree. RT @CaringWise: ...but that anything that draws a connection to strong positive memories is a plus #talkalz
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A1: Physical activities! Good for people with #alz. as long as they are light to moderate, depending on physical health of patient #talkalz
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Activities that stimulate the senses: Music, cooking or eating, looking at photographs or movies. As long as the assoc is positive. #talkalz
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@usagainstalz I really like music-it does elicit gr8 memories for everyone. #talkalz
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RT @TheConnilyn: meaningful activities gives a sense of purpose/belonging to someone w alz- like folding towels <<YES #talkalz
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A1: Caregivers must not measure "meaningful" by our own standards. If it brings joy/purpose to the individual, that's what counts. #talkalz
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A1: Household tasks such as meal preparation, gardening. Helping care for a pet, listening to music, singing familiar tunes. #talkalz
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@AD_Research #TalkAlz A1 singing works great! Brings out the old memories, songs people always knew
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MT @CaringWise: Activities that stimulate the senses: Music, cooking or eating, looking at photographs/movies (w/positive assoc). #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: It seems that specific meaningful/appropriate activities depend very much on the stage of the disease... #talkalz
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MT @AD_Research: A1: Household tasks (meal prep, gardening). Helping care for a pet, listening to music, singing familiar tunes. #talkalz
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Yes! MT @endearForAlz: A1: Physical activities! As long as they are light to moderate, depending on physical health of patient #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living Excellent point M! #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: ...but that anything that draws a connection to strong positive memories is a plus #talkalz
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Well said. RT @seniors4living: A1: Caregivers must not measure "meaningful" by our own standards. #talkalz
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A1. Music has be of help. #TalkAlz
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RT @ctffox: @AD_Research A1: one of the first that comes to mind is art therapy. It's been utilized very successfully. #talkalz
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Joining #talkalz for the 1st time
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Yes! RT @NatriceR: @AD_Research #TalkAlz A1 singing works great! Brings out the old memories, songs people always knew #talkalz
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Gr8 pt! MT @Seniors4Living A1:Can't measure "meaningful" by R standards. If it brings joy/purpose to individual, that's what counts #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Welcome-glad you're here! #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Welcome Barbara -- so glad you could join us! #talkalz
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Of course, u have to avoid activities where they can hurt themselves or someone else...or else supervise carefully #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Thanks for joining! Today's topic is meaningful activities. Q1: What are meaningful activities for someone w/ AD? #talkalz
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Yes, even for those who didn't sing before. MT @NatriceR: singing works great! Brings out old memories, songs people always knew #talkalz
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YES>> @AD_Research Well said. RT @seniors4living: A1: Caregivers must not measure "meaningful" by our own standards. #talkalz
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Definitely RT @NatriceR @AD_Research #TalkAlz A1 singing works great! Brings out the old memories, songs people always knew
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@a_dignifiedlife Welcome, Barbara! Glad to have you here! #talkalz
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@NatriceR @ad_research #TalkAlz also saw a dementia resident happily helping swifter the floor at moms facility- need to help
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Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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Yes! keeping the mind active, doing simply doing chores MT @AD_Research A1: Household tasks such as meal preparation, gardening... #talkalz
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@ctffox Thanks! I think it's easy to forget the perspective of the individual when we're so focused on "how can I help him/her?" #talkalz
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How about visiting places that have good memories? #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living You're right on point. That perspective is often lost. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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I'm stepping into #talkalz for a few minutes. I'm glad we're already talking about music!
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@NatriceR @ad_research #TalkAlz I meant Swiffer the floor!
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Q2 Knowing you are useful is a key ingredient to happiness; having AD doesn't change that. #talkalz
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@ctffox @AD_Research @SrCareCorner Sorry I'm late! Glad to be able to join today's discussion #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: RT @AD_Research: Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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@RachelleNorman Hi Rachelle! Welcome! #talkalz
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Good example! RT @caringwise: How about visiting places that have good memories? #talkalz
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@ctffox It's easier said than done though. But we all know how effective person-centered care is, right? Culture change... #talkalz
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Err, I meant A2, not Q2 :) #talkalz
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Gr8 point! RT @CaringWise: Q2 Knowing you are useful is a key ingredient to happiness; having AD doesnt change that. #talkalz
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#talkalz 2-it helps maintains dignity, independence, and identity. involvement in leisure is where they can feel at peace
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@eSociaLife Welcome! #talkalz
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@eSociaLife We're glad you joined in! #talkalz
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A2: Social interaction can fight depression, create purpose. #talkalz
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Many #Alz patients remember songs from their childhood in entirety w/out a problem, even though they have memory problems otherwise #talkalz
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@CaringWise I love this. SO true. When people feel useful/valuable & can contribute, it makes a world of difference, AD or not. #talkalz
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@ctffox @ad_research A2 to reconnect them with surroundings, staff, families -need to belong, be part of things. Important #TalkAlz
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So true! RT @AD_Research: A2: Social interaction can fight depression, create purpose. #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living Too often person centered care is easier to spell than it is to put into action. #talkalz
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@TheConnilyn Yes, all very important things to reinforce (identity, independence, etc.). Great answer! #talkalz
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Very true >> RT @AD_Research: A2: Social interaction can fight depression, create purpose. #talkalz
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Yes. RT @theconnilyn: #talkalz A2: helps maintains dignity, independence & identity. involvement in leisure is where they can feel at peace
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@a_dignifiedlife Music is so powerful, isn't it? Reaches well beyond the "natural" boundaries of memory impairment. #talkalz
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Well put >> RT @ctffox: @Seniors4Living Too often person centered care is easier to spell than it is to put into action. #talkalz
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RT @NatriceR: @ctffox @ad_research A2 to reconnect them w/surroundings, staff, families-need to belong, b part of things. Important #talkalz
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A2: Humor them. Some w/ Dementia hallucinate, act as they are living a different life. Play along a little, can be calming 4 them #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Music goes beyond language-it elicits memories. It's a great medium. #talkalz
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Q3: How would a caregiver determine which activities would be rewarding and safe for someone with Alzheimer's disease? #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: Gr8 point! RT @CaringWise: Q2 Knowing you are useful is a key ingredient to happiness; having AD doesnt change that. #talkalz
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@ctffox Absolutely. But it's worth striving towards; someday it will become the norm (I hope). #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research A2: Social interaction can fight depression, create purpose. #talkalz
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@endearForAlz I can understand that. There are days I'd like to be living a different life! ;-) #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q3: How would a caregiver determine which activities would be rewarding and safe for someone with #Alz #talkalz
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Q2. Spending quality time, being fully present with an elder is a gift of love. Love gets you through lots of difficulty. #talkalz
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That is so true! RT @ctffox @Seniors4Living Too often person centered care is easier to spell than it is to put into action. #talkalz
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Yes - music can cross barriers, break down walls. RT @ctffox: @a_dignifiedlife Music goes beyond language-it elicits memories. #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living Completely agree. We have definitely made strides & as long as we remain focused on that, we will continue. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q3: How would a caregiver determine which activities would be rewarding & safe for someone w/ Alzheimer's? #talkalz
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RT @RachelleNorman: Q2. Spending quality time, being fully present w/an elder is gift of love. Love gets u thru lots of difficulty. #talkalz
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RT @Seniors4Living: RT @AD_Research: Q2: How can participating in meaningful activities benefit someone with Alzheimer’s disease? #talkalz
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A3: Make activities simple to help avoid frustration and try to establish a routine for doing them daily. Supervision important. #talkalz
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@ctffox Yes to that! #talkalz
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Awareness is the 1st step. MT @ctffox: @Seniors4Living We have definitely made strides & if we remain focused, we'll continue. #talkalz
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A3: each person w/ ADRD are in different stages, situations, temperaments. A good Caregiver activity is highly dependent on that #talkalz
TheConnilyn
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#talkalz 3: a lifestyle assessment of their past, present interests &abilities + thier wishes/hopes +current strengths & needs/abilities
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RT @RachelleNorman: Q2. Spending quality time, being fully present w/an elder is gift of love. Love gets u thru lots of difficulty. #talkalz
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A2: Glad to join #talkalz. Activities can help w/communication, many things. We have a Timeslips cert trainer-truly amazing program.
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MT @AD_Research: A3: Make activities simple to help avoid frustration; try to establish a daily routine. Supervision important. #talkalz
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A3: Slow down activities to keep the elder from being rushed. Have simple step-by-step tasks, allowing plenty of time to complete. #talkalz
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@AD_Research A3: observe activities that they are drawn to. Talk w/friends, family to find out their prior interests. #talkalz
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RT @TheConnilyn: #talkalz 3: a lifestyle assessment of their past, present interests &abilities + thier wishes/hopes +current streng ...
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@EasyLivingFL Hi there -- glad you're here! That program sounds wonderful. Be sure to share a link at the end of the chat! #talkalz
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A3: Activities will change over time (even day/mood) but try different things. Amazing what can engage. #talkalz
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Love! @RachelleNorman MT Q2. Spending quality time being fully present...a gift of love. Love gets you through lots of difficulty. #talkalz
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@usagainstalz Glad to be here! #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @MarcaJourney: A3: Slow down activities to keep the elder from being rushed. Have simple step-by-step tasks w/ample time to do. #talkalz
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A3: Caregiver could have discussion w/family members to find out about person's interests, hobbies & habits before #alz progression #talkalz
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Yes, all varies by ability & interest. RT @TheConnilyn: a lifestyle assessment of their past/present wishes/hopes/strengths/needs #talkalz
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@AD_Research I forgot to mention way back on Q1-intergenerational activities are very important & successful! #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @endearForAlz: A3: each person w/ADRD is in different stages, situations, temperaments. Good activities are dependent on that. #talkalz
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@usagainstalz @AD_Research Of course one needs to make sure to closely supervise and be in safe areas. Gardens are lovely. #talkalz
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A3: observe without judgment, accept personality changes w/o regret or criticism (don't say "Mom, you never liked X before!") #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @a_dignifiedlife: A3: CG could have discussion w/family members to find out about interests, hobbies & habits before progression #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: @AD_Research A3: observe activities that they are drawn to. Talk w/friends, family to find out their prior interests. #talkalz
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Love! >> MT @RachelleNorman Spending quality time being fully present...a gift of love. Love gets you through lots of difficulty. #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Absolutely so-that discussion should happen all the time! #talkalz
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Yes! RT @a_dignifiedlife: A3: Caregiver discuss w/family to find out about person's interests, hobbies before #alz progression #talkalz
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RT @EasyLivingFL: A2: Glad to join #talkalz. Activities can help w/communication, many things. We have a Timeslips cert trainer-truly a ...
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RT @nmillaz: A3: observe w/o judgment, accept personality changes w/o regret or criticism don't say: Mom, you never liked X before! #talkalz
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@nmillaz Yes-an excellent point! #talkalz
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A3: Long-term hobbies & interests tend to be somewhat hardwired and would engage person even if #alz is very progressed #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: Love! >> MT @RachelleNorman Spending quality time being fully present...a gift of love. #talkalz
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Q3. Trial and error? Erring on the side of safety is good, but don't be afraid to try things. Don't feel bad if they don't work. #talkalz
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@ctffox @AD_Research Incredibly important! Prior interests and professions often are a good focal point for those with #alz #talkALZ
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Q4: What activities haven't worked for you and your loved one/client with Alzheimer's? What would you do differently? #talkalz
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There r different stages to Alzheimer's disease not easy to dx. #talkalz
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Still time to join #TalkAlz and get meaningful activities for your loved one with #dementia!
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RT @nmillaz A3: observe w/o judgment, accept personality changes w/o regret /criticism (don't say "Mom, you never liked X before!") #talkalz
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@RachelleNorman Excellent advice! #talkalz
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Yes!!! RT @ctffox @AD_Research I forgot to mention way back on Q1-intergenerational activities are very important & successful! #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q4: What activities havent worked for you & your loved one/client with Alzheimers? What would you do differently? #talkalz
ShyDi47
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Pets r great w/Alzheimer's PTs they bring them in @ LTC. #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @RachelleNorman: Q3. Trial/error? Erring on side of safety = good, but don't be afraid 2 try things/feel bad if they don't work. #talkalz
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RT @endearForAlz: @ctffox @AD_Research Incredibly important! Prior interests & professions often r a good focal pt 4 those w/ #alz #talkalz
seniors4living
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RT @AD_Research: Q4: What activities havent worked for you & your loved one/client with Alzheimers? What would you do differently? #talkalz
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Yes definitely-RT @ShyDi47: Pets r great w/Alzheimers PTs they bring them in @ LTC. #talkalz
endearForAlz
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Yes! @a_dignifiedlife MT..hobbies & interests tend to be somewhat hardwired and would engage person even if #alz is very progressed #talkalz
ShyDi47
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With dementia I also find consistency in their routine is important. They get confused very easy. #talkalz
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personality can shift all the time. MT @nmillaz: observe w/o judgment, accept w/o regret. dont say: Mom, you never liked X before! #talkalz
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Hi all, joining a little late. Thought this started at 1 ET for some reason. #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living adl's can be a struggle when they said oh yes I already had my bath/shower #talkalz
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@rachellenorman Yes all ages. Activities with kids, the family pet. Making connections ***vital*** #talkalz
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Yes. a home here has been bringing in llamas RT @ShyDi47: Pets r great w/Alzheimers PTs they bring them in @ LTC. #talkalz
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@VNSNY_News No worries-glad you could join in! #talkalz
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But they also get easily fixated--hard to balance! MT @ShyDi47: I find consistency in routine is imp. They get confused very easy. #talkalz
ShyDi47
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They call it #shadowing I think they get their days @ nights mixed up that can be a challenge. #talkalz
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@VNSNY_News Hi Stav! You're welcome anytime. Maybe you were thinking of #ElderCareChat? Either way, thanks for coming! #talkalz
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@CaringWise Llamas? That's the first I've heard abt it. Do they work out well? #talkalz
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Good idea. MT @a_dignifiedlife: CG could have discussion w/family to find out about interests, hobbies & habits before progression #talkalz
VNSNY_News
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Cool! @CaringWise: Yes. a home here has been bringing in llamas @ShyDi47: Pets r great w/Alzheimers PTs they bring them in @ LTC. #talkalz
seniors4living
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@ShyDi47 Yes, good point. It's hard to get around that; sensitivity is important. #talkalz
ShyDi47
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My apology my name is Diana from Canada EOL nurse. #talkalz
usagainstalz
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@CaringWise Wow! Llamas -- that's so interesting! #talkalz
seniors4living
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@ShyDi47 I've never heard of shadowing. Is it similar to #sundowning? #talkalz
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@vnsny_news Thanks! We're on Q4: What activities haven't worked for you & your loved one/client? What would you do differently? #talkalz
ctffox
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@ShyDi47 Welcome Diana-great that you are here. #talkalz
seniors4living
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@ctffox @CaringWise I'm intrigued about the llamas too. Wow! #talkalz
ShyDi47
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Meds is also a challenge w/Alzheimer's @ also meal preparation, @ safety issues as well. Have seen it where they do wander. #talkalz
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Evidently people love them. I'll look for the link. RT @ctffox: @CaringWise Llamas? Thats the first Ive heard abt it. #talkalz
esocialife
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Hey tweeps, use #talkalz to jump into ongoing live Twitter discussion on caring for people with Alzheimer's disease. Great ideas & support!
ShyDi47
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@Seniors4Living my apology #sundowning is the word #talkalz
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Q4: There have been lots of success with music. #talkalz
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A4: Activities where you give orders or have to correct behaviors often don't work. Instead, validate what the older adult says. #talkalz
endearForAlz
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A4 Try not to fight the dementia. Embrace it. If they are talking in a parrot voice(true story) talk with them in a parrot voice. #talkalz
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A4: When I was an activities director, the best programs were the simplest ones, w/fewest instructions/steps. Reminiscing was gr8. #talkalz
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RT @eSociaLife: Hey tweeps, use #talkalz to jump into ongoing live Twitter discussion on caring for people with Alzheimer's disease. Great ideas & support!
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RT @eSociaLife: Hey tweeps, use #talkalz to jump into ongoing live Twitter discussion on caring for people with Alzheimer's disease. Great ideas & support!
TheConnilyn
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#talkalz So I was helping a woman who was tearing/shredding & I was trying 2 find ways to stop.i was too late to realize she was pray rosary
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RT @shydi47: Meds can be a challenge w/Alz @ also meal preparation, @ safety issues as well. Have seen it where they do wander. #talkalz
seniors4living
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@ShyDi47 No problem! Just wondered if there was a term I hadn't learned about yet. #talkalz
ShyDi47
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Alzheimer's society is also a great organization to get support @ all kinds of information. #talkalz
seniors4living
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@MarcaJourney Excellent. So true! #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living Actually shadowing is also something we see in Alz pts. It refers to a pt who follows a CG around. #talkalz
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SO true! RT @endearForAlz: A4 Embrace the dementia. If they talk in a parrot voice(true story) talk with them in a parrot voice. #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @MarcaJourney: A4: Activities where you give orders/have 2 correct behaviors often don't work. Instead, validate the caree. #talkalz
seniors4living
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@ctffox @ShyDi47 It sounded vaguely familiar. Interesting! Learned something new! #talkalz
seniors4living
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RT @ctffox: @Seniors4Living Actually shadowing is also something we see in Alz pts. It refers to a pt who follows a CG around. #talkalz
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Q5: Activities don't have to be planned. Walking & setting the table are activities. How can we make daily tasks more meaningful? #talkalz
ShyDi47
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I find w/meds some of them can be prone to more falls have seen it @ it depends if they r in their own home or LTC. #talkalz
nmillaz
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I've seen that! Didn't know the word. MT @ctffox: @Seniors4Living shadowing in Alz pts refers to a pt who follows a CG around. #talkalz
CaringWise
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MT @MarcaJourney: A4: Activities where you give orders/have 2 correct behaviors often dont work. Instead, validate the caree. #talkalz
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Totally agree about pets! Have seen #ltc #alz patients light up when they pet therapy dog,open up & talk about pets from their past #talkalz
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@Seniors4Living #talkalz A4: Grocery shopping is such a battle if there's no one to stay with her. Ideas?
CaringWise
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Is falling worse at home or LTC? RT @ShyDi47: I find w/meds some of them can be prone to more falls #talkalz
nmillaz
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A5: Some semblance of autonomy seems important. Supervise discreetly but accept their decisions when no harm will come of it. #talkalz
ctffox
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@nmillaz It does happen more often than u might think. #talkalz
ShyDi47
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With Alzheimer's I have found there long term memory is pretty sharp but there short term memory is a done deal. #talkalz
CaringWise
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A5. To make walking more meaningful, have a destination. Could be the mailbox. Several times a day :) #talkalz
nmillaz
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A5: How about making a grocery list ahead of time to minimize impulse buying and arguments over what's needed? #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @AD_Research: Q5: Activities don't have to be planned. How can we make daily tasks (walking, setting the table) more meaningful? #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: A5. To make walking more meaningful, have a destination. Could be the mailbox. Several times a day :) #talkalz
usagainstalz
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MT @AD_Research: Q5: Walking & setting the table are activities. How can we make daily tasks more meaningful? #talkalz
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@ad_research Hi! I just saw the #talkalz chat and I'm wondering when you usually have them. I'd love to join in next time!
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Can u give her a list, things to find? RT @MetLaugh: Grocery shopping is such a battle if theres no one to stay with her. Ideas? #talkalz
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RT @nmillaz: A5: How about making a grocery list ahead of time to minimize impulse buying and arguments over what's needed? #talkalz
seniors4living
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MT @nmillaz: A5: Semblance of autonomy seems important. Supervise discreetly but accept decisions when no harm will come of it.YES! #talkalz
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@AD_Research #talkalz A5: Don't hate me but Mom likes cleaning litter box, brushing cats. Grew up on farm. Does it well!
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@nmillaz Spot on. #talkalz
ShyDi47
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@CaringWise I would say fall happens in both places LTC @ at home in the home safety measures should be implemented usually by O/T #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: Alzheimer's society is also a great organization to get support @ all kinds of information. #talkalz
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A5: Daily tasks often have a lot of meaning naturally, what we spend lots of time doing. Engage caree as helper, gives purpose. #talkalz
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Agreed!! "@CaringWise: A5. To make walking more meaningful, have a destination. Could be the mailbox. Several times a day :) #talkalz"
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@MetLaugh Tough one...have you brought her along? Maybe assigning tasks (crossing off items on your list) to keep her engaged? #talkalz
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Jealous-my sister HATES it RT @MetLaugh: @AD_Research Mom likes cleaning litter box, brushing cats. Grew up on farm. Does it well! #talkalz
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@MetLaugh Consider giving her the list & asking for her help in locating the items. #talkalz
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Great idea for caree to contribute // MT @nmillaz: A5: Making a grocery list ahead of time to minimize impulse buying & arguments #talkalz
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#talkalz 5: incorporate their interests- where do they want to walk? Would you rather clean the table or pick up dishes..?
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@usagainstalz by getting the pt involved in things they enjoy doing it keeps them busy which they enjoy #talkalz
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@MetLaugh @AD_Research Perfect! If that's what SHE enjoys and does well, it's the best thing, even if others think differently. #talkalz
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@MetLaugh @Seniors4Living Maybe stay w her but give simple task, e.g. handing her items to put into the cart, to keep her busy? #talkalz
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She could get paid for that! RT @MetLaugh: ...Mom likes cleaning litter box, brushing cats. Grew up on farm. Does it well! #talkalz
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Sweet. RT @metlaugh: @AD_Research #talkalz A5: Don't hate me but Mom likes cleaning litter box, brushing cats.Grew up on farm. Does it well!
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MT @TheConnilyn: A5: incorporate their interests- where do they want to walk? Would they rather clean table/pick up dishes, etc.? #talkalz
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Get the pt involved very important @ take them w/you they enjoy that. #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: @usagainstalz by getting the pt involved in things they enjoy doing it keeps them busy which they enjoy #talkalz
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Or make it a game! But allow 4 confusion! MT @Seniors4Living: @MetLaugh Assigning tasks (crossing off items on your list)? #talkalz
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A5.Heard story of a man with AD who liked to do tasks. One day he asked: When do I get my paycheck? Staff response:I will check w/HR#talkAlz
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@metlaugh That's great. I worked in a nursing facility, weekly pet therapy, lots of farmers--UGA vet school brought chickens etc. #talkalz
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#talkalz 5: adjust to their preferred time of day, give choice!
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For sure! @CaringWise @MetLaugh "She could get paid for that! RT @MetLaugh: ...Mom likes cleaning litter box, brushing cats." #talkalz
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@nmillaz Great answer to Q5. Acceptance is often better (and easier) if no harm will come from it. #talkalz
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Q6: Some Alzheimer's patients might be reluctant to get involved. How can a caregiver encourage participation? #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: @usagainstalz by getting the pt involved in things they enjoy doing it keeps them busy which they enjoy #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: Pets r great w/Alzheimer's PTs they bring them in @ LTC. #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: A5. To make walking more meaningful, have a destination. Could be the mailbox. Several times a day :) #talkalz
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Have to take the long view. If setting table ends in broken dishes, buy some plastic ones. #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: There r different stages to Alzheimer's disease not easy to dx. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q6: Some Alzheimers patients might be reluctant to get involved. How can a caregiver encourage participation? #talkalz
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Dishes I have found is an activity they enjoy doing @ table setting. Going 4 walks is also great! #talkalz
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RT @TheConnilyn: #talkalz 5: adjust to their preferred time of day, give choice!
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@AgingWisely #talkalz Oh chickens! Great idea. I should find local who'd let us visit! Thanx
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Yes--limit choices but make easier. RT @TheConnilyn: incorporate interests- Would you rather clean the table or pick up dishes..? #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Q6: Some Alzheimer's patients might be reluctant to get involved. How can a caregiver encourage participation? #talkalz
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A5.Heard story of a man with AD who liked to do tasks. One day he asked: When do I get my paycheck? Staff response: Will check w/HR #talkAlz
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If grocery shopping together results in a cart full of the wrong stuff, can you re-sort at checkout and leave a lot behind? #talkalz
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RT @NatriceR: RT @ShyDi47: @usagainstalz by getting the pt involved in things they enjoy doing it keeps them busy which they enjoy #talkalz
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Ask them! RT @AD_Research: Some AD patients might be reluctant to get involved. How can a caregiver encourage participation? #talkalz
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A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? #talkalz
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You don't want 2 treat them like babies because they do have feelings like u @ I. Your body language @ tone of voice is important. #talkalz
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Love it! MT @endearForAlz: man with AD who liked to do tasks, asked: When do I get my paycheck? Staff response: Will check w/HR #talkalz
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A5. Take part in active activities that will get them moving and feeling good! Talk about memories and try and engage! #TalkAlz
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@usagainstalz @AD_Research #talkalz by gentle persuasion, if not in one area, another perhaps may interest patient - patience is rewarded:)
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Good idea RT @nmillaz: A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? #talkalz
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RT @nmillaz: A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? #talkalz
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RT @endearForAlz: Heard @ man with AD who liked to do tasks. 1 day he asked: When do I get my pay? Staff response: Will check w/HR #talkalz
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RT @nmillaz: A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: dont treat them like babies because they do have feelings like u @ I. Your body language @ tone of voice is impt. #talkalz
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V true! MT @ShyDi47: dont treat them like babies - they do have feelings like u @ I. Bbody language @ tone of voice is important. #talkalz
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RT @nmillaz: A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? <-- Yes. Empowering instead of patronizing. #talkalz
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@AD_Research #talkalz A6: Mom's day prog brilliant at this. Thank clients for being there to visit. They act like partic is a given outcome
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@NatriceR touch @ holding their hand and by u leading the way can get the Alzheimer's pt involved #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: RT @nmillaz: A6: I find it helps if I say *I* want to do something, can you help me? #talkalz
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MT @AD_Research: Q6: Some ind. w/ Alzheimers might be reluctant to get involved. How can a caregiver encourage participation? #talkalz
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@metlaugh Yes, it was quite fun-though cats were most pop. Chickens, etc. mainly served as vehicles to reminisce. #talkalz
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A6. Engage in activity w/#Alz patient, rather than observing them.Or initially CG could have family member involved in activity too #talkalz
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The Dearness Home in London, ON has an excellent day program for people who r suffering from Alzheimer's disease. They will p/u. #talkalz
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Great point MT @a_dignifiedlife: A6. Engage in activity w/#Alz patient, rather than observing them. #talkalz
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We’re at the 5-minute mark. Feel free to share links or announcements now! #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: We’re at the 5-minute mark. Feel free to share links or announcements now! #talkalz
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Day programs r great 4 people w/Alzheimer's disease it keeps them busy @ some look 4 ward 2 it, it is an outing. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: We’re at the 5-minute mark. Feel free to share links or announcements now! #talkalz
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RT @usagainstalz: Great point MT @a_dignifiedlife: A6. Engage in activity w/#Alz patient, rather than observing them. #talkalz
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@ShyDi47 That is an excellent service. How long have they been doing that? #talkalz
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RT @ShyDi47: @NatriceR touch @ holding their hand and by u leading the way can get the Alzheimer's pt involved #talkalz
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Agreed RT @ShyDi47: Day programs r great 4 ppl w/Alzheimers disease it keeps them busy @ some look 4 ward 2 it, it is an outing. #talkalz
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Just posted this article today re: how activities offers structure/routine, which is comforting: http://t.co/4dkE8N4D #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: We’re at the 5-minute mark. Feel free to share links or announcements now! #talkalz
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Convo reminded me of NYTimes article from 2010 about an electronic seal that helps dementia patients http://t.co/tGtDkMg0 #talkalz
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Learn about Timeslips-awesome activity (great Today show video): http://t.co/Ey24tWWN. We do demos, offer to local facilities. #talkalz
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#talkalz Here is a great real-lIfe example of positive activities for someone w/ dementia. You will love this story! http://t.co/bTCq20Y8
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@ctffox as far as I know for many years @ the have another one run by the Salvation Army in London as well. #talkalz
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#talkalz 6: it all comes down to preference, never forcing participation; encourage thru modifying interests- develop sense of familiarity
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RT @endearforalz: #talkalz Here is a great real-lIfe example of positive activities for someone w/ dementia. You will love this story!...
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Someone mentioned sundowning in #talkalz-we have lots of articles re. Here's most recent: http://t.co/Ii4OQYwW. Helps to plan accordingly.
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@ShyDi47 That is gr8. I wish there were more programs similar to that. #talkalz
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RT @AgingWisely: Someone mentioned sundowning in #talkalz-we have lots of articles re. Here's most recent: http://t.co/Ii4OQYwW. Helps to plan accordingly.
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@TheConnilyn also getting down to their level is important as well that has worked for me in the past #talkalz
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Here is a the Boston Globe article that talks about Llamas: http://t.co/YA1lEADf #talkalz
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As always, we appreciate your insights and advice. Thank you for attending today. We hope you’ve found this chat helpful. #talkalz
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RT @endearForAlz: #talkalz Here is a great real-lIfe example of positive activities for someone w/ dementia. You will love this story! h ...
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Mark your calendars - the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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RT @AgingWisely: Someone mentioned sundowning in #talkalz-we have lots of articles re. Here's most recent: http://t.co/Ii4OQYwW. Helps to plan accordingly.
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@ctffox we need programs like that everywhere it is good 4 them #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Mark your calendars - the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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@ShyDi47 #talkalz yes! Very important
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@AD_Research Thanks for moderating today, Sarah! Great job! #talkalz
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Thanks for the great conversation. I'm looking forward to checking out the links! See you in June! #talkalz
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@AD_Research Excellent job! Thanks for moderating today's chat!! #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: Here is a the Boston Globe article that talks about Llamas: http://t.co/0efPoPKb <-- thanks for sharing! #talkalz
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@ShyDi47 Completely agree! #talkalz
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Can't wait! RT @AD_Research: Mark your calendars - the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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@AD_Research Thank you for hosting today's discussion! #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Mark your calendars - the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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RT @AD_Research: Mark your calendars - the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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Thanks for a great #talkalz
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Thanks @AD_Research for a great chat. Really enjoyed all great questions and great answers! #talkalz
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#talkalz: 1 more:-). Our recent Caregiver Tips was all about keeping all elders engaged- http://t.co/GYSLwvrY
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@VNSNY_News Thanks for jumping in! #talkalz
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@AD_Research Thank you for leading the discussion today -- great ideas and conversation! #talkalz
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@ctffox @AD_Research See you all next month! #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: @AD_Research Excellent job! Thanks for moderating today's chat!! #talkalz
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RT @ctffox: @AD_Research Excellent job! Thanks for moderating today's chat!! #talkalz
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This was a great chat I enjoyed it and next time I come back will be tweeting from #Europe again. Have a great week everyone. #talkalz
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RT @usagainstalz: @AD_Research Thank you for leading the discussion today -- great ideas and conversation! #talkalz
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Yes, see you then. RT @esocialife: @ctffox @AD_Research See you all next month! #talkalz
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Enjoyed #talkalz! So impt. for us all to stay engaged with life, good ideas about helping our carees with Alzheimers. Tx everyone!
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@AD_Research Great conversation and insights about #Alzheimer's #talkalz
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@a_dignifiedlife Glad you found #talkalz insightful. Good topic. Could talk about it all day really.
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Darn missed this week, will read stream! @AD_Research: the next #talkalz chat will take place on Tuesday, June 5th at 12PM ET. #talkalz
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RT @endearForAlz: #talkalz Here is a great real-lIfe example of positive activities for someone w/ dementia. You will love this story! h ...
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:) Hope to see u @ next chat. RT @easylivingfl: Enjoyed #talkalz! Impt to stay engaged w/ life, good ideas about helping our carees w/ Alz.
SrCareCorner
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Love that program RT @EasyLivingFL: Learn about Timeslips-awesome activity http://t.co/MMqWMkUv. We do demos, offer to facilities. #talkalz
SrCareCorner
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@NatriceR touch @ holding their hand and by u leading the way can get the Alzheimer's pt involved #talkalz
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@SrCareCorner Kathy-not to worry. I will tweet a transcript link tomorrow morning. See you at the June chat. #talkalz
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RT @CaringWise: Have to take the long view. If setting table ends in broken dishes, buy some plastic ones. #talkalz

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