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FACTSHEET 1: What is frontotemporal dementia? - FTD Talk
Frontotemporal dementia or FTD is a progressive disorder of the brain. It can affect behaviour, language skills and movement. The brain is made up of four lobes – the frontal lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe and occipital lobe. In FTD, there is progressive loss of cells in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. …
Sensory Boxes & Other Ideas to Stimulate the Senses
The sensory functions of elders decline as they grow older and this can impact on their feelings of well-being. Multi-sensory stimulation is becoming increasingly popular in nursing homes based on impressive results. Sensory activities contribute to the emotional and physical health of people living with dementia. Sensory activities can be non-verbal; thereby crossing cultural boundaries.