-- Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, Nov. 24, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be a
difficult time when a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, but there
are ways to keep the season happy and memorable, an expert
"Making some minor adjustments to your family traditions, caregivers and their loved ones are still able to make the most of their holiday," Rebecca Axline, a supervisory clinical social worker at Houston Methodist Hospital's Nantz National Alzheimer Center, said in a hospital news release.
She offered the following suggestions:
The Alzheimer's Association has more about
holidays and Alzheimer's families.
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