Tagged: holiday advice


Adjusting holiday celebrations

While holiday celebrations are often joyous occasions, they can also be challenging and stressful for families affected by Alzheimer’s or a related disorder. While family traditions still matter, making some adjustments may help everyone...


Caregiver strategies: compassionate communication

  Spanish translation Grandma’s birthday party “That’s not my food.” Alexandra Castillo Weisgerber’s 99-year-old grandmother, who has dementia, was having fun at her birthday party – until dinner was served. Alexandra comes from a...


Helping Alzheimer’s Families – Including Your Own – Survive the Holidays

Holidays can be challenging for people with Alzheimer’s disease, and can be a particularly stressful time for caregivers. The added layer of seemingly required holiday rituals, family and other social obligations, may completely tear...