There is something magical about this time of year. Holiday
traditions aren’t necessarily about the actions themselves, so much as
the connections they create. It’s especially important this time of year
for generations to reconnect with one another. And while baking,
shopping, decorating, wrapping and writing cards together are often on
the list of family traditions, they can often feel more like work –
especially for people in the middle generations who have so much on
their to-do lists already.
Here are a few more relaxing, easy alternatives that family members of every age can enjoy together, year after year:
For seniors affected by Alzheimer’s or other Dementias, the Alzheimer’s Association has published a list
of 101 activities for kids and teens to do with someone with
Alzheimer’s. There are activities on the list for people at every stage
of dementia, and many of them can be tailored to suit the holiday
season. Here are a few variations:
hope you and your family are having a wonderful holiday season. For
more information about caring for seniors, please contact us!
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