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Meaningful Holiday Activities for Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Tips for a Happy Holiday for You and Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Holiday Activities to Do with Your Loved Ones with Memory Loss

Amanda King, Executive Director at Clarity Pointe Jacksonville, says, “As much as we all enjoy the holiday season, it can bring challenges for both at-home caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Loved ones often find the abundance of lights, sounds, visitors and the general hustle and bustle of the season to be rather overwhelming. This frequently leads to increased levels of stress and anxiety for them, which can trigger challenging behaviors.

Creating a Happy Holiday for You and Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Kathy Wiederhold, Executive Director of Clarity Pointe Louisville in Louisville, Ky., says, “For most of us, the holidays are a time filled with the joy and spirit of the season. It is a special time of family, close friends and sharing the holiday cheer. It is also a time for expressions of faith and remembering the many blessings we enjoy.

Tips for Keeping the Holidays and Your Loved One Calm and Cheerful

Managing Your Loved One’s Memory Loss and Maintaining a Sense of Calm During the Holidays

The holiday season is a unique time of year highlighted by special occasions with family and friends, special sights and smells and a spirit of love and sharing. However, as we’ve all experienced, it can also be a rather hectic time of year with busy calendars, long lines at the stores, crowded streets and the added “hustle and bustle” that the holiday season is known for.

Tips on Reminiscence Therapy: How It Helps Loved Ones with Memory Loss Reconnect with Life

Reminiscence Therapy: A Proven Way to Reach Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Experts in the field of memory impairment recognize several forms of “holistic therapy” today as credible forms of treatment for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Various studies have demonstrated that social engagement activities that use music, art, pets and reminiscing about the happiest times in life can be highly beneficial. These unique therapies reduce loved ones’ stress and agitation and also promote a sense of calm and connectedness with the world around them.

Tips on the Healing Value of Art for Loved Ones with Memory Loss

Art Therapy and Alzheimer’s: How to Paint a Picture of Well-Being for Your Loved One


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