One way to help our residents RECOVER is to tap in to the Core Psychological Needs of those with dementia. The need to be useful, to care for oneself and others, and to have self-esteem boosted are just a few of these needs. For a resident of Azura Memory Care of Wausau, the simple task of mixing and making muffins for the other residents for a snack made her feel needed, and allowed her to have her self esteem boosted when everyone raved about how delicious the muffins were!
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