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Renewing a Passion for Chess: A True Memory Care Story

Meet Mr. Oka, an exceptional True Memory Care client, who has been living with dementia for over 5 years. The relationship he has with his caregiver, Ansan, is truly special. She is his friend, someone he spends time with, learns with and, in this particular case, teaches chess.

Ansan has never played chess before meeting Mr. Oka. Being able to learn something new and switch roles with her client is something that she has truly enjoyed. "It feels [good] to learn something new," says Ansan. Watching them play chess is a remarkable experience. "Immediately Mr. Oka took on the role of being a teacher," says True Care Program Manager, Jodie. "This was really a role reversal in caregiving."

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Posted by True Care Staff in Alzheimer's & Dementia



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