When there is dementia in the family, we encounter new challenges with holiday gatherings. Dad wants to tell his World War II story many times over Christmas dinner. Mom gets overheated from the cheerful fire in the fireplace and removes her shirt.
Where you had hoped for smiles, hugs and happy chatter, instead there are shouts, tears and toileting accidents.
With the right approach, everyone can enjoy the holidays, especially the person with dementia. Keep these three important ideas in mind:Read More