Dementia is difficult to deal with and to help cope with dementia, there are different treatments and therapy offered. SMART Brain Aging is one of those places and provides support along with brain training to mitigate the onset of dementia. It is important for dementia patients to stay social and continue to communicate with others and therapy is known to encourage this.
Other therapy options to help those with dementia include:
Art therapy is a calming way for dementia patients to communicate. They are able to creatively express their emotions and thoughts. This therapy also requires patients to practice their attention and concentration. Art therapy is a social activity that can also improve one’s mood and promotes positivity. Many art studios throughout the country offer special dementia therapy, so make sure to check your local area for classes.
Music therapy is a great way to improve a dementia patient’s mental and physical health. Other benefits of music therapy includes boosting brain activity, improving cognitive abilities, increasing positive moods, evoking emotions, help with recalling memories and help with engaging socially with others. Check online to see what type of local music therapy classes are offered in your area.
Pet therapy uses dogs and cats as special companions to help those with dementia. These animals provide love, friendship and support. They also help reduce agitation, increase physical activity and help with increasing good moods. Pet therapy is popular across the country and information for your area can be found online.
SMART Brain Aging is proud to offer support and brain training to help those with dementia. Connect with us today to learn more like how we can help you mitigate the onset of dementia by 2.25 years.
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