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Adapting Holiday Activities for Seniors

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The holiday season is a time to celebrate long-held traditions with family. But as time goes on and people grow older, traditions may need to change. And that’s OK! Here are some tips for adapting holiday activities to fit older loved ones’ needs. Make them feel involved. As people grow older, they may not have as […]

Ways to Involve your Senior Family Member During the Holiday Season

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Frequently senior family members look forward to the holiday season to see loved ones that they see less frequently during the rest of the year. Below are a list of ideas and activities to make this holiday season extra special for them! Hand write them a Thanksgiving or Christmas card. Many families send out picture […]

Music Memory and the Holiday Season

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The Holiday celebrations and hoopla can often be overwhelming for persons with dementia.  One way to stimulate memories of holiday experiences is through music.  Since music memory is stored more throughout the brain, it’s less likely to be effected by Alzheimer’s  Disease, stroke or trauma. There is a groundbreaking program called “Music and Memory” being […]