Make Christmas brighter for individuals facing Alzheimer’s and dementia in East Tennessee, especially those who may not have family support. Check out the “Wish List” items below, then bring NEW, donated gifts to Lexus of Knoxville, 10315 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN, and put them under the purple “Memory Tree” through Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015.
Holiday “Wish List” for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
New items only please

Music CD’s (1940s, 50s or 60s or Hymns)
Sing Along DVDs & Appropriate Movies on DVDs (ie Black & White, Old Westerns, Musicals, Traditional Holiday, Andy Griffith, I Love Lucy, Nature)
CD Players & DVD players (for individuals’ rooms)
mp3 Players (such as Ipods, etc.)
Puzzles (LARGE-SIZED pieces 4” x 4”, 6” x 6”)
Games (JUMBO playing cards & simple table games like Checkers, Chess, Uno, Dominoes, Jenga, Timber Tumble, and indoor foam Horseshoes)
Bird feeders or Miniature Bird Houses (for painting)
Water color paint & LARGE-PRINT painting books
JUMBO Crayons & LARGE-PRINT Coloring books
Shape Sorting Games (i.e. peg boards) and Zip, Snap, Button, & Lace-Up Games (found with children’s learning toys)
Incontinence Briefs
Handheld Musical Instruments & Small Bean Bags
Magnifying Glass
*Fuzzy, warm robes (popular request!)
Pajamas that button down the front
Fleece bed jackets or zip-up sweatshirts
Comfortable clothing (easy to put on/take off and does not go over the head)
* Socks or Slippers w/ skid resistant bottoms
* Unscented Lotion & Hand Sanitizer
* Men’s & Women’s Hats, Scarves, & Gloves
Baseball caps & Fishing Hats
Men’s wallets & Handkerchiefs
* Afghan or fleece blankets & Soft pillows
Cosmetic Bags or Small Purses
Nail Polish & Nail Polish Remover
Gel seat cushions for wheelchairs, Wheelchair & Walker bags (from medical supply store)
Healthy Snacks (soft, sugar-free, prepared items like applesauce, pudding, fruit cups, juices)
Gift Cards: Hobby Lobby, AC Moore, Target, Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree
* Items make good gifts for many people
Holiday “Wish List” for Howard Circle of Friends Adult Day Center Participants
You can also contribute to Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s award-winning senior adult day service program and its participants. The program gives family caregivers the opportunity to take a break or go to work while their loved ones enjoy fun, therapeutic activities in a safe environment. Howard Circle participants would greatly appreciate your support by donating the following items:

Gift Cards: Hobby Lobby, Target, Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree
mp3 Players (new or used – such as Ipods, etc.)
Arts & Crafts Supplies (ie paints, brushes and wooden bird houses, wooden model cars and other wooden objects for painting)
Stereo with CD Player
Digital Camera
DVD Player
Small Bean Bags
Storage Totes-Medium Size
Handheld Musical Instruments
Items for activities or assistance with daily living and safety found at


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