Are video games good for dementia?
Study finds dementia delay higher among ‘exergamers’ than those who just exercise. Exercise has a reputation for helping to keep older people healthy, but a new study has found that playing video games combined with expercise – so-called “exergaming” – could help in the fight to stave off dementia.
How do you entertain someone with dementia?
Continue reading to find out some suggestions of activities to do with you loved ones living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.Exercise and physical activity. Reminisce about their life. Engage them in their favourite activities. Cooking and baking. Animal therapy. Go out and about. Explore nature. Read their favourite book.
What should you not say to someone with dementia?
“The development of this list has sometimes been taken the wrong way by family care partners.Don’t say ‘but you don’t look or sound like you have dementia’.Don’t tell us ‘we are wrong’.Don’t argue with us or correct trivial things.Don’t say ‘remember when…’.
Is TV bad for dementia?
Researchers at University College London say excessive viewing could lead to memory loss and contribute to the development of dementia. They have discovered that people over 50 who watch more than 3.5 hours of TV a day are more at risk of losing their memory.