Alzheimer Scotland staff and volunteers are working hard to provide a suite of videos demonstrating activities you and your loved ones can take part in, such as gentle exercise and reminiscence.

We really hope that this change to our support will ensure you, and your family, remain connected to Alzheimer Scotland during this period of social isolation.

Meaning in Activity

A short video finding ways to bring meaning into the lives of people living with dementia through activity and relationships with others. 

Movement and Exercise

A relaxing, gentle movement session

A light, seated yoga session to try at home.

Online activities

An easy Tai Chi movement session.

 

Seated exercise with Sharon

 

Guided meditation & relaxation exercises

An introduction to meditation, with Anne.

Mindfulness & Meditation, with Janine.

Activities around the home.

Baking with Jenny.

Origami with Isa.

Musical Activities

Sing along to Caledonia, by Dougie MacLean

 

Sing along to Country Roads, by John Denver

Musical Activities

Sing along to Wild Mountain Thyme, by The Corries

Sing along to Homeward Bound, by Simon and Garfunkel

Musical Activities

Sing along to Sounds of Silence, by Simon and Garfunkel

Sing along to Sounds of Silence, by Jimmie Davis

Performed by True Colours 

Musical Activities

Sing along to You Cannae Shove Yer Granny

Performed by True Colours 

Stories and poems to listen and read along to

In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss

Stories and poems to listen and read along to

The Ferryman and the Fearn King

The Phoenix and the Flame

Stories and poems to listen and read along to

The Enchantment & Charm of Beitheach na Moine

The Songbird's Surprise

Outdoor and Nature Activities

The Potting Shed Series - An introduction

A walk through the garden

Outdoor and Nature Activities

Splitting Perennials - 1/2

Splitting Perennials - 2/2

Outdoor and Nature Activities

A chat about Hydrangeas

Let's talk about Primulas

Outdoor and Nature Activities

How to plant a trough 1/3

How to plant a trough 2/3

Outdoor and Nature Activities

How to plant a trough 3/3

Outdoor and Nature Activities

The dawn chorus - with Sarah and Fergus

Let's talk about common Scottish garden birds - with Sarah and Fergus

Quiz's & Games

A bird quiz, with Rachel.

General knowledge quiz, with Tricia