"As Alzheimer's disease progresses, the need to nurture, love and be loved increases." American Assoc Geriatric Psychiatrists
Memorable Pets' "Pet Shop Kit" with 3 Pets
Rachael Wonderlin of dementia-by-day.com features Memorable Pets on a webinar on positive activities for people with dementia. Rachael has a Masters degree in Gerontology and is a Health and Wellness Coordinator for long term care communities in the US. The webinar was produced by Together In This, a site dedicated to help educate all caregivers by providing you with streamlined resources and easy to use tools.
Checkout the webinar:
This week's Memorable Monday post takes a look back at a wonderful article on The Bark written by Michela Paradiso for her then high school senior project on Alzheimer's, which she completed in 2011. The article, entitled "Pet Therapy of a Different Sort", explains the mission and purpose of Memorable Pets to caregivers, people who have loved ones with Alzheimer's, and people simply wishing to donate to a good cause.
Read the full article: Pet Therapy of a Different Sort
At Memorable Pets, we are highly dedicated to raising funds for Alzheimer's awareness and research, which is why a portion of the proceeds from each Memorable Pet goes toward Alzheimer's care. You can learn more about our selection of pets and how you can help at our website: memorablepets.com
This week's Memorable Monday post highlights an article featuring Memorable Pets on Reader's Digest. Memorable Pets was founded to soothe and comfort people with Alzheimer's through the companionship of stuffed animals. A portion of the proceeds from each Memorable Pet purchased goes toward funding Alzheimer's research.
Read more: Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients
This week's Memorable Monday post showcases a Memorable Pets feature on Alpha Gamma Delta's blog from 2013 honoring Betty Ruth Edwards Dickson and her battle with Alzheimer's, as well as her daughters, Bettina and Francis Dickson, who went on to create Memorable Pets and spread the comfort and love of plush animals to dementia patients.
Read more: World Alzheimer's Month
“Happiness is a warm puppy.”
— Charles Schultz
This week's Memorable Monday post reflects on a feature article about Memorable Pets written by the well-known caregiver support website called Caregiver4Caregivers. The article explores the positive effects of stuffed animal and toy therapy on patients with later stages of Alzheimer's, highlighting Memorable Pets as a company created to provide Alzheimer's patients with plush toys that offer a sense of comfort and security.
Read more: Stuffed Animal Pet / Toy Therapy
This week's Memorable Monday post celebrates the featuring of Memorable Pets in three Southern California newspapers, marking true coast-to-coast recognition.
In the LA News! Sisters Create Memorable Pets to Help People with Alzheimer’s (Originally Posted 2012)
Written by: Bettina Dickson
Memorable Pets has had an exciting week! We were featured in three Southern CA papers: Daily Breeze, Daily News, and Long Beach Press Telegram! Stephanie Cary reported on the benefits of Memorable Pets and how buying one also helps to fund research since we donate 18% of all proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Read the LA Daily News article: Sisters create Memorable Pets to help people with Alzheimer's, dementia
Not too long ago, a feature was written on The Alzheimer's Site blog about the benefit a Memorable Pet can have on a patient with Alzheimer's or dementia. Alzheimer's is a tragic and highly stressful disease, but the comfort of a stuffed animal pet can provide not only the means to soothe and calm an Alzheimer's patient, but also fulfill the common desire they have to love and nurture.
Read more and watch WKYT's interview: Memorable Pets Give Patients Something To Love