The Memory Activity Book

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Published by DK

By Helen Lambert

Foreword by Angela Rippon

RRP: £16.99

"I'm impressed by this eminently practical book"

The Bookseller

"The book is bright, positive, fun and easy to follow"


"What a fantastic book!"

Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2

About The Memory Activity Book

Slow and delay the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, from memory loss to disorientation, with this practical activity book.

Using step-by-step ideas designed to stimulate and entertain, dementia care specialist Helen Lambert explains how engaging in a variety of simple activities can benefit different parts of the brain and help to keep your mind fitter for longer.

What's more, everyone can join in: each activity contains hints and tips that not only show you how to do it, but also include ways to adapt the various physical exercises, games, and craft projects for different abilities, or to include family and friends.

Dive straight in to discover:

-Over 50 activities to choose from accordingly relating to mood, ability and energy level
-Panels include a range of advice and highlight the reactions activities may trigger and how to deal with them
-Includes general guidance on the nature of memory loss and dementia and how to interact with the condition
-Suitable for people with Alzheimer's, Vascular dementia and other types of cognitive impairment.

Whether your interests are in music, art, gaming, or gardening, The Memory Activity Book has activities to suit, as well as ideas to inspire anyone looking for guidance on how best to interact with people affected by memory issues, Alzheimer's, or other forms of dementia.

Whatever your involvement - friend, relative, partner, or patient - The Memory Activity Book offers a valuable resource for everyone living with dementia.