The winter holiday season can be stressful at the best of times. For people with dementia and Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be especially overwhelming. With COVID-19 still a serious issue, caregivers need to pay special attention to holiday planning to cater to the unique needs of those with dementia while minimizing the risk of infection.
Wandering is a serious threat to the health and safety of anyone with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Did you know 6 out of 10 people with these illnesses wander? It is important for family and caregivers to plan ahead.
Loved ones with dementia are prone to wandering at the best of times. For everyone’s security and peace of mind during this coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to focus on wellness and security.
Daily routines are the foundation of life in an autism family. With schools closed and COVID-1 “stay-at-home” recommendations in place, those daily routines have been disrupted and children on the spectrum may have trouble coping.
“Home is where the heart is” is a soothing phrase, filled with memories of well-lived lives. With attention to important safety and security details, a much-loved residence can continue to be a comfortable home for people with dementia.