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A community based program that provides both mental and physical stimulation for persons with early to mid-stage dementia who are accompanied by their care partners * Minds in Motion focuses on improving physical and cognitive functioning while reducing feelings of isolation by offering recreational activities designed to be socially engaging * under the direction of the Exercise Facilitator the volunteer will monitor participants during the 60 minute exercise session * contibute to planning, coordination and leading of a 60 minute mentally/socially stimulating activity designed to meet the needs of older adults and person with dementia and their care partners * assist with room and activity preparation, including set up/take down and sanitization * promote a fun, safe and inclusive social enviornment conducive to group cohesion and relationship building * promote social interaction and participation by providing positive verbal support and encouragment
Learn and apply supportive communication techniques * with guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation of mutual interest and themed activites that may increase participation and enjoyment
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