Health Tip: Caring for a Loved One During the Holidays
Holidays are a time of happiness but they can also be quite stressful, especially for caregivers and their charges with Alzheimer's disease.
The National Institute on Aging offers these suggestions for caregivers:
People with Alzheimer's disease should be kept busy, both mentally and physically. This can be a challenge.
The National Institute on Aging says building on current skills generally works better than trying to learn something new. The agency offers these suggestions: