Finding a gift for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is not always easy. Fortunately, there are Alzheimer’s gift guides and products that can help make your search stress-free this holiday season.
Learn more from these gift ideas for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.
Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia does not have to be difficult.
The Alzheimer’s Association recommends that you first consider what stage of the disease your loved one is in when shopping for a gift for them.
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, for instance, a gift may not be very different from what you’d give your loved one before their diagnosis. In later stages of the disease, however, sensory stimulating gifts become more important, because the stimulus could bring back some of your loved one’s memories.
Here are some gift ideas for Alzheimer’s by stage that you can use when searching for a gift for a loved one this holiday season:
Sensory stimulating gifts can include:
Do you have any other gift ideas for Alzheimer’s or dementia that we haven’t mentioned above? Share your ideas with us in the comments below.
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