Halloween and the fall holiday seasons are big commercial events. Way before the holiday happens, we see the upcoming holiday in stores, advertisements and celebratory events everywhere we look. I had many Loved Ones in my life who LOVED Halloween just as much as Christmas. Even if your Loved One has dementia or isn’t well, […]
Holidays are usually a wonderful time when we connect with family and share traditions. As we get older, and Loved Ones are no longer with us, holidays often become a mixed blessing.
When people are confused or have dementia, they probably won’t remember your words, but they will definitely remember how you made them feel.
Creating a project can benefit your whole family, or the group of people who are also mourning the loss of your Loved One and honors the person and brings fun, laughter, memories and tears.
There are many things I plan on discussing in this blog but the first and MOST important lesson I have learned is that you absolutely MUST take care of yourself. AND if you are a caregiver it is even MORE important because as a caregiver.