Creating a Happy Holiday when Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

By: Emily Saltz, LICSW, CMC

Caregiving is a demanding role under the best of circumstances. If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be particularly challenging. Family traditions may no longer mean anything to your loved one and the added stress of caregiving can mean you’re simply not in a festive mood. You may feel some resentment or sadness at having to adjust your own beloved routines to accommodate your loved one’s needs.

But with a little preparation, the holidays can still be a joyous time. Here are some tips to help create a memorable holiday for both you and your loved one.

Read more here:
http://www.lcadvocates.com/creating-a-happy-holiday-when-caring-for-someone-with-alzheimers/

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