As it is, I was looking through a pdf document on ideas for caregivers of people suffering from Dementia. Some ideas include the following
– involvement in household chores
– casual walks
– simple ball games
– simple exercises
Hmm so much so for the exercises, but I was thinking that one caregiver can only do so much…
What if dementia patients come together, support each other, and play games with each other?
This would free up a lot of time and energy for caregivers, assuming they were individually taking care of individual dementia patients.
I do think that with the rise of social media and stuff nowadays, it may just be likely that one day the elderly, special needs people, chronic illness patients of the community can come together in a public space, look after each other, and interact with caregivers from across the community.