Fireside Chats: Creating a Community-Based Activity Group for Seniors with Dementia

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Apr 16, 2023 - 12:14pm CDT

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This presentation (57:13 minutes) given by LuAnn Lundquist discusses how to create a community-based activity group for those with dementia. She walks through what qualifies as a community-based activity group versus an adult day care, who attends a dementia activity group, and the Global Deterioration Scale for dementia and Alzheimer's disease and how an activity group should be geared for each stage. She also discusses who can provide these service and activities. The presentation also includes some rules and precautions that should be created as a policy for an activity group. Slides are available for download.

Source: Utah Geriatric Education Consortium, 2021

LuAnn Lundquist
Age-Friendly Care and Education Collection