In Judy’s Video Tip 5: Fun in the Snow, Judy plays in the snow with Moses. She talks about how fun in the snow can bring back memories for seniors. Moses loves being in the snow.

Posted by Seniors Helping Seniors Southern NH & ME on Sunday, January 8, 2017

Judy’s Video Tip 5: Fun in the Snow


But it’s not all fun and games. Judy takes the time to discuss mindfulness. Studies have shown that mindfulness can lower a family caregiver’s stress level. It’s also been shown to slow down memory loss and decrease bad behavior.

Behavioral changes is a common symptom of dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Mindfulness is all about being in the moment. Not worrying about your future, but enjoying the moment. Even a minute long mindfulness exercise can work. It doesn’t need to be a long meditation.

To practice mindfulness, focus on your breathing, the weather outside, the wind, anything that is happening in that moment. You can even try to relax your muscles.

As for something for Reagan, Judy showed off her childhood sled and went down the hill for her.

See more of Judy’s videos here and here.