Baby Doll Charlie "Therapy Doll"
have a remarkable effect on women and men) in the middle and later
stages of Alzheimer's disease. They are calming, soothing and bring the
person back to a time in their life when they felt useful and had a
sense of purpose; when caring for a young family member was the #1
priority. Alzheimer’s doll therapy helps patients escape from a world where someone is always caring for them.
Giving someone a "baby" doll brings them back to that safe and secure
time in their life. These sweet little babies are very special, bringing
pleasure to anyone who holds them. Their beautiful faces and cuddly
bodies can help but make you smile.
is never easy, but seeing the joy that these dolls bring turns therapy
into a rewarding experience that enriches the lives of everyone
Charlie weighs 2 pounds and is about 14" long
...click here to read our article, "Learning About Doll Therapy"
Who wants a hug? Our charlie Doll comes with his diaper and diaper cover. He has moveable arms, legs and head and is ALL VINYL. Our Charlie is has an adorable
expression and all the little wrinkles of a newborn - you can't resist just one more HUG!
"My mother is in an advanced stage of Alzheimers. Her doll is her constant companion. In my mother's mind, the doll is a living being. She cuddles it, talks to it, and exhibits less fearfulness at night when she sleeps with the doll. The familiar occupation of caring for "Little Debbie" seems to remind my mother of her role as an adult. The reduced level of agitation, and even more importantly, the comfort and happiness "Little Debbie" has brought my mother only makes me sad that I did not get her a doll sooner." Jill - Caregiver for her Mother