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"CAMPS FOR CARING - ALZHEIMER'S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS" PROGRAM

WHAT People with Alzheimer's and other dementias go away for an intergenerational weekend camp in the country to engage in various stimulating activities.
WHYTo provide respite for Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers and to provide a peaceful retreat for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias.
WHEREFamily Caregiver Alliance. Camps in Alamo California. Headquarters in San Francisco, CA, USA.


Program Description

Those with Alzheimer's and other dementias are assigned a volunteer camp buddy who are either young adults or others that assist with activities for Alzheimer's and other dementia.

The weekend camp for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia provides:

-Assistance and respite to Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers
-A change in routine and a natural camp environment to those with Alzheimer's and other dementias

Activites for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia include:

-Shared meals
-Stories
-Creative and expressive activities
-Exercise outdoors
-Connections of new friends and new memories

source:caregiver.org

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