Rake Leaves

This activity not only takes advantage of a person’s long term memory and desire to be helpful, both of which are well-preserved even into the more moderate stages of the disease, it also is a great way to get out and enjoy the last of the nice weather.  Grab a rake and start making piles or stuff them into decorate bags such as this

If raking is too physically challenging for the person with memory loss, why not have them supervise and join everyone for cider and doughnuts when the job is done?

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