Lately, it takes a lot to get a smile from Tamila Kazimov. The 74-year-old from Lakeway, TX, is suffering from oral cancer and mild dementia. But daughter-in-law Desiree Kazimov knows there is one way to light up Tamila’s face and get her toes tapping: a virtual visit from the Music Man. The Music Man, Steve Toll, is the national director of Music & Special Programs for ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care. Keep
Join us Wednesday, March 31 from 1pm - 2:30pm EST.
Heather McKay, PhD, OT/L, dementia care specialist, will present Understanding the Three D's: Dementia, Delirium and Depression." Awareness of the "three Ds" and a willingness to investigate a variety of causes will facilitate improved treatment of outcome for any patient with confusion or an altered mental status. Keep
Steve Toll, care enhancement specialist and musician, talks about how music triggers memories, not only of the song and the performer, but also how we were feeling at the time we heard it, the people we were with and the events that were happening. Keep
Steve Toll sings tunes from the 30s to the 60s in a quest to connect with seniors and those living with dementia through music and conversation. When COVID-19 hit, Steve started getting on Facebook daily to help engage and connect with seniors who are sheltering-in-place.
According to a study by AARP most older adults want to continue living at home. Under the right conditions, people living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can stay at home until the end of life, enjoying the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings. Keep
There is nothing more satisfying than a home-cooked meal with friends and family. I have some fond memories of watching my mother prepare the family meal and smelling the delightful aromas that made my mouth water. I could not help sneaking a taste when Mom wasn’t looking. Of course, Mom knew exactly what I was doing, and she started to encourage my tasting behavior. She also started to ask me to help her with meal preparations and as I became more involved, asking questions, tasting and making flavor adjustments, I was learning to cook and having a lot of fun. Keep
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