How to Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace
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How to Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace

Knitting shawls and blankets can offer tremendous comfort to patients with Alzheimer’s If I can be honest with you for a moment, developing Alzheimer’s is one of my greatest fears. My grandfather suffered from it. He was my last living grandparent, and he passed on the very day I graduated from high school.

Knit Twiddle Muffs and Help Seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer’s
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Knit Twiddle Muffs and Help Seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

South Jersey knitters can help improve the lives of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients with Twiddle Muffs Recently a gentleman named Brett contacted me via Facebook to let me know about a project he coordinates for knitters in south New Jersey. It’s a terrific way to help elderly individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and it’s called…

How to Best Knit for the Elderly: Tips & Free Patterns
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How to Best Knit for the Elderly: Tips & Free Patterns

Advice and tips from experts, plus free knitting patterns Do you want to knit for elderly folks but aren’t sure where to start? Over the years, I’ve been heartened to hear of the many knitters who enjoy knitting for people in assisted living facilities, for elderly neighbors, for folks suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, and…