This memory book contains 20 post-bound 8x8 pages for capturing the life memories of the person with dementia. Features include:
- Scrapbook pages with simple text prompts to tell about the person's life story (e.g. hobbies, jobs, hometown, family, etc.)
- Room on the pages for photographs or memorabilia.
- Front cover with a small picture window to insert a photo of the person.
This book is an invaluable tool for visitors to use, prompting conversation about the person's life history. It also helps outside caregivers to know all about the patient they are caring for.
Consider for all MindStart activity levels
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"Life story books for dementia help preserve life details despite memory loss"
Therapist Tip: Life Story books help people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia to share and recall their life history, even when their memory of these life details is failing. Adding photographs to the book can provide even more comfort and triggers for memory. Reminiscence through use of This Is My Life Memory Book is also very useful for patients who have had a stroke or brain injury and are having memory and/or speech difficulties.