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Listening to or reading poetry is a lovely past time.

You might find some poems that you recognize or become familiar with them through repeated readings.

Discuss why you like or don't like them. Reading poetry can be good for evoking memories and reminiscence.

How you might use this activity:

For Individuals (independent persons), read and enjoy.

Or

Along with a caregiver / activity director for the following:

One-on-one activity, read and enjoy.

Group activity, as described above.

Early stage memory care / dementia, use as described above.

Middle stage memory care / dementia, listening to familiar poems can be a good trigger for responses and interaction if they are familiar.

Late stage memory care / dementia, listening to familiar poems can be a good trigger for responses and interaction if they are familiar.

This activity is suitable for both men and women.

You will find more poems here.

 

 

 
 
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