Tip 2: Ways caregivers can use Improv with people who have dementia

Tip 2: Ways caregivers can use Improv with people who have dementia

Tip 2: Ways caregivers can use Improv with people who have dementia

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Shannon Braun, director of ERS' Center for Memory Support and Inclusion, talks with DD Farmer, household coordinator at the Deupree Cottages, about ways caregivers can use Improv and the 3Rs — Right, Reassure and Redirect — to encourage loved ones to do things that need to be done.

Here's the video, offering a second example of how DD Farmer has used Improv with dementia patients. This one involves a woman who was seeing snakes.

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Contact us today to learn more about how living at Marjorie P. Lee can help you or a loved one incorporate these “brain health” components into your own life. 

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Kristin Davenport

Kristin Davenport

Kristin Davenport is the Director of Communications for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Kristin leads ERS’s efforts to share stories that delight and inspire through social media, online content, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, public re... Read More >

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