Family get-togethers, fireworks and great food make the Fourth of July a fun holiday for us, but that is not always the case for our parents and senior loved ones with dementia. So, what can you do to have an enjoyable and safe holiday with your loved one this year?
Read these 10 tips for celebrating Independence Day with a senior loved one with dementia.
You can help parents and senior loved ones with dementia feel included and safe by modifying your Independence Day celebration this year.
Here are 10 ways that you can have an enjoyable day with your family:
There are many ways to adapt your Independence Day plans and traditions so you and your senior loved ones can have an enjoyable and safe holiday, but it’s most important to stay in the present and try to find ways to enjoy the simple moments with them — no matter what is around the next bend.
What other suggestions for celebrating the Fourth of July with a loved one with dementia would you add to this list? We’d like to hear your stories and tips in the comments below.
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