The proven benefits of cognitive stimulation in people with Dementia are well known. Discussion of past and present events, puzzles, music, and outdoor activities such as gardening, are an excellent way to interact with those suffering from memory loss.  In my experience, seniors love looking at family photographs and reminiscing about the good times that took place in their lives and bring back fond memories. Learn more about stimulating activities for adults.

Take a closer look at the mind and life of many of our seniors and what they are facing with aging and social isolation. This 3 part series takes an in-depth look at the many challenges daily life brings and helps us gain a better understanding on ways we can help.

story by Lois  M. Collins

photos and video by Jeffrey D. Allred