Alzheimer's disease and the holidays

Holidays with Alzheimer's disease

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - When our loved ones suffer from Alzheimer's we need to take it into consideration when planning family gatherings.

The holidays are often a time of reflection and nostalgia, but for someone with Alzheimer's it can be overwhelming and frustrating to be surrounded by people they may not remember.

When planning to get together with a person suffering from the disease, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Joy Spahn from the Alzheimer's Association joined Jennifer Pascua in studio to talk about what you can do to help make things easier.

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