VCAD Package - Virtual Cognitive Activity Design Package
FREE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC!
The VIRTUAL Cognitive Activity Design Package (VCAD)is designed for people who serve older adults. It describes a systematic approach to designing events, activities and programs that promote brain health and can be delivered virtually to adhere to the new conditions required by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The system is grounded on the general principles of the MINDRAMP Method of applied brain research and on the specific strategies of the Cognitive Activity Design project described in MINDRAMP's CAD textbook and CAD college gerontology course.
The VCAD Package includes:
- A digital VCAD Guidebook
- A digital VCAD Case Studies & Analysis
- Podcast supplements for the Guidebook and Case Studies
Cognitive Activity Design
Cognitive Activity Design offers case histories of creative activities for older adults that are designed specifically to stimulate brain health and cognitive wellbeing. The case histories are reverse-engineered to extract key guidelines for designing and implementing cognitively stimulating activities. Cognitive Activity Design is perfect for caregivers and for professionals who work with older adults.
Strong Brains, Sharp Minds (ebook)
Strong Brains, Sharp Minds. explains why it is possible to take control of your brain and prevent cognitive decline and dementia. The book review eight core behavioral areas thatprofoundly influence your health and wellbeing. These CogWheels of Brain Health include Physical Exercise, Mental Stimulation, Social Engagement, Stress Management, Diet & Nutrition, Sleep, Medical Conditions and Environmental Conditions. There are risks associated with each area as well as protections. Learn how to minimize risks and optimize protections.