The holidays can be a stressful time for any family, particularly for families dealing with dementia.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Today on QC Morning, Redia Baxter with the Alzheimer’s Association of Western Carolina joined us in studio to talk about how to reduce stress during the holiday season for Alzheimer’s families.
Here are some simple steps:
- Make sure guests know.
- Build on traditions and memories
- Involve the person with Alzheimer’s
- Plan ahead