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Thursday, December 24, 2015

How to Help Those with Alzheimer’s Enjoy the Holiday Season

As an Activoiies Director,other healthcare professional, or cavegiver, you will be interested in this

About.com
By Carrie Hill, PhD,
While people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, often enjoy the holiday season, those with early-stage Alzheimer's might feel a special sense of loss during this time. And those in the middle or later stages could become overwhelmed by the influx of people and boisterous celebrations. Here are three ways to help your loved one enjoy the holiday season:

Involve your relative in holiday preparations. Have your loved one help with tasks she enjoys, and adapt those tasks to her current abilities. For instance, she could help you wrap gifts ....read the whole article

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