Tip 3: "Tell me about your mother..." Another Improv example

Tip 3: "Tell me about your mother..." Another Improv example

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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 third example of how DD Farmer has used Improv with dementia patients. This one involves asking someone who is living with dementia to describe things about her mother..

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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. 

You can find more helpful blogs about dementia and other resources for caregivers, families and friends at TheERScenter.org

You also can download our Dementia Guide....

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Kristin Davenport
March 27, 2023
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 relations, and events. Kristin earned her BFA in graphic design from Wittenberg University. She joined ERS in 2014 after a 25-year career as a visual journalist and creative director with American City Business Journals. Her role at ERS has ignited her passion for making Cincinnati a dementia-inclusive city, and she spends time with residents as a SAIDO® Learning lead supporter. Kristin is the executive producer and co-host of the Linkage Podcast for ERS. Kristin and her husband Alex live in Lebanon, Ohio, with their two daughters. She also serves as a Trustee and the President of the Lebanon Food Pantry and is a board member for ArtScape Lebanon, where she teaches painting and has an art studio, Indium Art.

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