Home Care Blog>In Home Care | September 28, 2018
The Senior Brain and Poetry | As people get older, their cognitive functions start diminishing. It’s been like that since the time of immemorial, but recent scientific studies have shown that this process can be slowed down. We’re not talking about taking medications; we’re talking about enjoying poetry. Yes, you’ve read it correctly – poetry has the power to make the senior brain work better.
Benefits of poetry writing:
Benefits of poetry reading:
The Role of Comfort Keepers
Poetry is best enjoyed when in someone’s company. If you let your senior write/read poetry on their own, they can get in a bad mood. To prevent that from happening, you ought to provide them company. And if you don’t have enough time on your hands for that, you need to hire someone who does.
At Comfort Keepers®, we create individual care plans for every client. These plans include wellness goals that consider physical, mental and emotional health. Our caregivers can help support physician-prescribed diet and exercise plans, provide medication reminders, provide transportation to appointments and help seniors engage in the activities they love the most. And, our caregivers can help senior stay connected with loved ones through video chats, phone calls and care updates. We believe that every senior should experience the best in life.
Contact the Comfort Keepers Calgary office to learn more about how we can help maintain safety, comfort, and happiness in the home.