Entries by Mary Archer

Dementia Care Ideas for these Challenging Times

MUSIC Many of us are familiar with the film “Alive Inside,” please at least watch the trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaB5Egej0TQ It is  amazing how music can both calm and energize people who have dementia. Headphones bring another  level of connection. Just yesterday I watched one of our clients listening to Bruce Springsteen with  headphones on. He sang aloud […]

History Colorado Center, out of the wind, learning more about our state

Cold and windy day! But everyone was so great  about goin with the flow. At History Colordao we found  a little something interesting for everyone. The Ute Indian exhibit was of interest to all. E was fascinated by the craftsmanship of the beaded clothing as well as the feathered headdresses. J enjoyed the maps and […]

East High School Choir performance and lunch at Annie’s Cafe

                Bruce and Steve came back to the office full of enthusiasm for the choir performance today, and time spent at the cathedral. We naturally talked about religious symbols and traditions, while we were in St John’s Cathedral.  D said he remembers seeing the Pope, E said she remembers […]

Big Blue Bear in Denver, books and live music

Our “delightful” Bear We began our day with snacks and drinks and exploring a book store. The Elvis book, and Aretha Franklin book – those two generated lots of conversation. P looked at a picture of Elvis and said, “now that was a few years ago”, and J told us how much her mother used to like […]

Littleton Historical Museum today, and browsing through Barnes & Noble

                      Bruce’s description of today: “slow and steady, kept on rollin” We began over coffee at the Starbucks inside Barnes & Noble, which we thought would be cozy and warm on this cold morning. Our choice of coffee stops  proved better then planned, because after […]