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Caregiver Tablet Engagement Strategy

Enhance the Care Experience for Caregivers, Clients, and Families

Generation Connect has partnered with Visiting Angels franchises in York and Lancaster PA to pilot a tablet engagement strategy designed to help caregivers make meaningful connections with clients that are living with physical or cognitive challenges.

 

The Approach

 Leverage free services to access personally meaningful music.

Leverage free services to access personally meaningful music.

Engage with Personalized Music

Personally meaningful music helps people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias:

  • Relax and cope with challenging symptoms such as chronic, pain anxiety and depression
  • Improve physical functioning and reduce falls
  • Connect to cherished memories and feel more like themselves
 
 Choose from an endless catalog of videos to engage clients with video.

Choose from an endless catalog of videos to engage clients with video.

Reminisce with YouTube Videos

There are billions of videos on YouTube that span endless topics, cultures, eras, and sensibilities. Explore and reminisce with videos for:

  • Travel, nature, and animals
  • Spiritual, cultural, and performance art
  • Comedy, classic TV, and movie clips
  • Storytelling, vocations, and more!
 
 Use photos from friends and family for socializing.

Use photos from friends and family for socializing.

Photo Sharing with Family and Friends

Use photos and videos from family members and friends to facilitate enjoyable conversation. Utilize different types of images to help people with memory loss socialize, including:

  • Current photographs of children, grandchildren and other family members
  • Family photographs from the client's past
  • Images of places, pets, and events from the client's past