It can feel difficult to spend time with a person who has dementia, because you don’t know how they will be that day. These things can help:
You and a parent or guardian can plan things to do at your school to help raise money for more research. You can find some ideas here.
You can help a person with dementia by spending time with them. You could plan something nice to do together. These are some ideas from other children:
We try to have fun and take her for days out. We try to make her laugh.
My Grandpa sometimes gets confused with the TV, and I help him get the right channel.
To get Grandma to go in her wheelchair, me and my sister go on our scooters by her side.
I help Grandma by going to her and asking if she needs help. I give her a cuddle.
You could go to the park together, or play their favourite music.
Music and singing, going for walks and playing board games.
Talk to them about their old memories.
Talk to them about your day.
People with dementia can still have fun. You could play a game or watch a film together.