7 Top Tips For A Dementia-Friendly Family during festive celebrations

“It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” – Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

During this new year, let us celebrate life to the fullest with our loved ones while we still can, remember those who may be going through a tough time by sharing our love, and cherish every moment together.

In this article, the author shares her experience of spending Christmas with her father who has dementia, and provides suggestions on how families such as hers can celebrate the festive season in their own special way.

1. Change expectations

2. It’s all about inclusion not exclusion

3. Moods are contagious

4. A space that works

5. The Table

6. Appropriate Conversation

7.  Gift Exchange

Read the full article here.

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