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Holiday meal with grandpa

6 pieces of Holiday Advice from a Person with Alzheimer’s disease

We were on a call last week with Alzheimer’s caregivers and people with Alzheimer’s talking about ways to make the holidays easier for everybody involved. Here are some of the main points of this conversation:

Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy

Person Centered Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

A couple of us from Best Alzheimer’s Products attended the The 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference in Louisville, KY. I attended Person-Centered Approaches to Challenging Behaviors, given by Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy. Person centered care is something we have always advocated, but I was still able to learn a lot about creating an environment that is truly person centered.

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's Disease

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s | I Think a “Fiblet” is Okay.

It’s important to share your stories with others because there is something to learn in every story.  This story from Holly shows how with just a few words, she was able to calm down her friend and get her back to a happy state of mind.