Sunday, November 10, 2013
Dementia, Alzheimer’s Holiday Support for Caregivers (Video 1:57)
The holidays are approaching fast. Caregivers with loved ones who have dementia may have serious concerns. They may dread the upcoming love-hate festivities they have grown to expect during this busy time of year. How can they make this time more enjoyable? What about travel, rest, meal and gift preparations? They can really use some help.
Support is available from healthcare providers and others who can empower them during these joyous and sometimes stressful weeks of planning and celebration. In this video, Eve Moses, an educator with the Alzheimer’s Association, offers practical suggestions that can assist caregivers in making holidays more enjoyable for themselves and their loved ones.
Frances Shani Parker, Author
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