Care recipient (cr) feels confused or anxious during the holidays

Try: Instead of elaborate decorations consider choosing a few select items to celebrate holidays make sure holiday decorations do not significantly alter the environment which might confuse cr

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Social, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: As a precaution should he or she become lost keep extra photos on hand

References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Holidays christmas thanksgiving large gatherings anxious anxiety confused confusion

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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