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Home for the Holidays: Tips for Traveling with a Loved One with Dementia

Every holiday season Ray and his wife Camille fly to Michigan to spend time with their daughter and her family. They’ve been doing it for the past decade and have never missed a year. But things are different now. Ray has dementia and Camille is worried that the trip may be too much for him — and also for her. Because Ray is still in the early stages of dementia and is really looking forward to the trip, Camille has decided to do whatever she can to make it work. Her first step was to contact the Alzheimer’s Association for some
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Categories: Alzheimer's/Dementia and Blog.

The Holidays Aren’t What They Used to Be

I come from a big family — eight kids. We’re all adults now, with our own families and our own holiday traditions. But no matter how old you are, the traditions you grew up with are an important part of who you are. And so, if something interferes with the way things always were, it can be very unsettling. Before I go any further, let me introduce myself. My name is Diane Atwood and I have the privilege of writing the Advantage Home Care Blog.
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Categories: Alzheimer's/Dementia and Blog.