Each person I interviewed for Connecting in the Land of Dementia inspired me with something meaningful and unique. I wanted to share a few of their ideas with you.
Before I do, here’s a question: What does the song FrimFram Sauce, the recipe for Johnny Marzetti, and cooking have to do with creativity and dementia? Join us Sunday October 9th at 1:30 at the Kansas City Plaza Library to find out! RSVP 816-701-3407
The Often Hidden Poetic Potential
“Value what people with dementia are saying, write it down, tape record it, affirm them when they say interesting or beautiful things because that’s their personality showing through in a new way,” says John Killick, internationally acclaimed poet, workshop leader, and author of Communication And The Care Of People With Dementia.
Even though he’s been orchestrating workshops for years, John is still amazed at the strength of the imaginative…
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