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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
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Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
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When in French: Love in a Second Language
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Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
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Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
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Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
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Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind

Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind - Emilia Bazan-Salazar Ideas for activities that I cherry-picked:Indoor Bowling game $30 toys 'r usLucky penny game. Large jar with lid, water, small jar without lid that can fit inside larger jar, carpenter's knife, pennies. Fill the large jar almost to the top with water. Place the small jar inside the large jar, submerged in water. With a carpenter's knife, cut a slit in the center of the lid that is at least half the size of the lid. Open the slit some so that the pennies can fall freely through it. Then screw the lid on the larger jar. Players drop the pennies through the slit, trying to get them into the small jar inside. Goals: maintain and improve hand-eye coordination, excellent distraction tool -- watching pennies fall through the water into the small jar holds people's interest. Adaption -- individual or team game. Depending on the abilities of the players, it may be necessary to remove the lid from the jar. Chalkboard or white board with time, day, date, month, year, season, next meal, where we are living, weather. Discuss. Sensory stimulation. rolling pin, grass, old milk bottle, dough, milk carton, felt. Play-doh. Provide tactile stimulation and outlet for nervous energy or anxiety. Strengthen small motor control, hand-eye coordination and self-esteem. Bag or box of textured items. Sandpaper, velvet, cotton, sponge, wood, stone.