Recreational therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.
For some people living with dementia, verbal communication and expression can become challenging, Expressive therapies are not arts and crafts classes, but a process of self-expression and discovery.
Outcomes of expressive art therapies for individuals with memory loss or Alzheimer’s disease are to maximize their abilities. All interventions are focused on creating a safe and joyful experience, reduce anxiety, and enhancing the quality of one’s life.
Yes! Expressive arts and social and recreation activities are a safe and fun way for family members to connect with someone living with memory loss. Grandchildren are often reluctant to engage for fear they may upset their grandparent. With simple strategies, we provide training to family members and friends to create an inclusive experience and share laughter, joy, and memories and help your family member live the best possible life.
We offer home assessments and develop strategies to create a safe and joyful environment for those with memory loss and their family members. By promoting freedom of movement, and creating individualized self-directed activities, and experiences that can be supported with minimal support, behaviors of concerns may be reduced and family members can practice self-care, become less stressful and enjoy respite opportunities throughout the day.
Because our programs and sessions for individuals and families are often less expensive than a co-pay, we do not accept insurance. We price our services on our expertise and experience and the value it will bring your family. We will work with you and will never let cost interfere with receiving services.