Care recipient (cr) gets anxious or confused when attending large gatherings during the holidays

Try: Consider simplifying the holidays around the home and remember that the care giver cg already may have more responsibilities than in previous years for example rather than cooking an elaborate dinner at thanksgiving or christmas invite family and friends for a potluck dinner

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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