For most of us, the holidays are a time for family and friends, good spirits and good food. However, for those living with a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia, the holiday season also brings special concerns and challenges.
How will mom react to the bright lights and decorations? Can we still have company or will dad become agitated and stressed? Will visitors be uncomfortable if mom no longer recognizes them? Will we have to change our holiday traditions?