Memory rehabilitation helps our clients with memory illnesses such as dementia

Clients with mild dementia or Alzheimer’s disease need mental stimulus. With our daily mental exercise reduces the risk of memory-illness and dementia. Brain training is a vital part of our Memory Rehabilitation Program. Brain training will be individually tailored based on your needs and personal interests. It is easier to become motivated when training is fun!

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Plenty of memory training to choose from

We have a wide selection of elements, which will support memory rehabilitation and Alzheimer’s prevention. Some examples are music therapy in its various forms, handcrafts to support hand coordination, games specifically created for elderly with memory illnesses like Memoera and board games such as Chess, Bingo and Mahjong.

Board games and  brain games help with activating the memory and  brain training. Familiar games like Mahjong is played with tiles featuring Chinese characters, training memory on recollection. Recent psychiatric and cognitive behavioural studies show that Mahjong is an excellent mental exercise for right brain training, and it has potential effects on improving memory and reduces the risk of dementia and memory loss in seniors.

Games are a challenging and meaningful activity. Winning will bring a feeling of success and well-being. Brain training with exciting and meaningful activities bring- joy and fun. Some of the games can be played individually, and others in a group which enhance the sense of community and allow more active interaction between the seniors and caregivers. Memory activities and skills which are forgotten can be re-activated through games like Memoera in a fun way.

Memory rehabilitation

The importance of mind and body connection for people with dementia

We use dance therapy to reduce stress and anxiety such as agitation or frustration because of their mood swings and sudden recollection of past disturbing events.

Challenging behaviour is quite common among the elderly with dementia. Dance therapy is reassuring which relaxes and boosts self-confidence and self-esteem. It reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms and problems with memory loss.It even works for people without memory illnesses.

Our Wellness Trail will guide you to relax

Successful memory rehabilitation program also support elderly people with dementia and memory illness as it contains elements for brain relaxation. The scientific studies show beneficial results in a senior’s health and well-being when listening to birds chirping in a nature environment full of trees, plants and flowers.

Horsecity is an excellent location for relaxation with its Kampong-feel and serene ambience.  The Wellness Trail allows the clients to be immersed with the surrounding nature which can trigger the memory of the past.

Wellness approach – Healing the heart and mind, not just muscles

Maintaining cognitive function through brain stimulus and activation of physical capacity will help support mental well-being and social activity. Hovi Club’s specially designed environment for seniors with various activities such as cooking and gardening is suitable for people with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Our medically trained staff is here to assist you to slow down the development of a memory illness and to keep you mentally alert.

 

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