Contributed By: Volunteer Debbie of Harford County Public Schools
It is important to be as physically active as possible, for the body and the mind. I "invite" residents to join me on a walk and encourage them to stand up and stretch. When music is playing, we just have to dance. The more fun the process, the more participation. In their “Dementia Series” In-Service, Bel Air Assisted Living trains their caregivers about creating an active environment, along with the benefits of physical activity and it’s impact on cognition.
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