We are all comforted by our own little routines, whether we enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning before diving into work or reading a book before bed. However, for people with Alzheimer’s, the comforts of a regular routine are even more potent.
In a past blog, we discussed the importance of routine and familiarity for Alzheimer’s patients. Routines help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia feel as though they have a touchstone, and as memory loss slowly impairs the person’s ability to make plans or complete activities on his or her own, a routine becomes even more essential. [Read more…]