What is a fidget sleeve?
Fidget sleeves, also called twiddle muffs or cannula sleeves, are crocheted arm cuffs that can help reduce stress for people prone to anxiety and fidgeting, like those living with dementia. Knitters and crocheters are stitching them up to donate to local hospitals, hospices, and other care facilities.
What color is for dementia?
Purple is the official color of the Alzheimer’s movement.
Why is the flower forget me not called that?
That name refers to the shape of the leaves. According to a Greek myth, Zeus thought he had given all the plants are name, whereupon a small blue flower shouted “forget me not!”. The supreme god decided to make life easy for himself by giving the plant that name.