Memorabilia: the tools, tchotchke and every day items from the decades of our lives. As the holiday season arrives, sooner every year, this gift for loved ones with dementia is a winner. The entire family can help with collecting items to create a meaningful activity that will spark conversation and joy when shared. A few ideas to get you started down the path of reminiscing: wooden thread spool, baby doll, fishing lures, bottle opener, manual can opener, old postage stamps, vintage jewelry, dishes, photos, magazines, paper dolls, bottle caps, old metal lunch boxes, now you take it from here!