Holidays can be stressful enough, but when you add a person living with dementia, gatherings with family and friends become more complex. Finding the right gift for our loved ones can be challenging.
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter offers a unique holiday guide that shows how, with careful planning, family celebrations can continue to be a meaningful part of the holidays while ensuring safety, comfort, and enjoyment for everyone.
If you have a caregiver or a person with Alzheimer’s on your gift-giving list, the Association has some suggestions to make your shopping a bit easier.
The following suggestions are for those with Alzheimer’s in the early stages.
Items to help remember things, such as magnetic reminder refrigerator pads; Post-it notes; baskets or trays that can be labeled within cabinets or drawers; a small pocket-sized diary or notebook; erasable whiteboards for key rooms in the house, and a memorable calendar featuring family photos (write i...
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