"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.
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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