Proverbs #2

Can You Finish off the Proverbs?

Short Description:

Some things stick with us through life. The chorus of a favorite song and proverbs can trigger automatic memories. Even though you have not heard the words for a long time, you can still recall them easily.

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Directions for Caregivers:

Read the first half of the proverb and see if the person you are with can finish them off.

To make it more interesting chat about the proverbs. What does each one mean?

Read the first half of the proverbs and see if the person you are with can finish them off.

To make it more interesting chat about the proverbs. What does each one mean?

Early-stage memory care/dementia.

Read the first half of the proverbs and see if the person you are with can finish them off.

To make it more interesting chat about the proverbs. What does each one mean?

Middle stage memory care/dementia.

Use as explained above, say more of the proverb if needed.

Late-stage memory care/dementia.

The proverbs will sound familiar and may trigger an automatic response. Saying the whole proverb may get them to say it along with you.

About this Activity

Find more proverbs here.