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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) this year on your holiday gift giving list, you may be wondering just what to buy.  Keep in mind that the gift should be safe and useful for those with AD.  Here are some great gift giving ideas at any stage of Alzheimer’s disease;
•Refrigerator magnets with reminder pads
•A small diary
•A calendar with family photos to enter memorable occasions such as birthdays and holidays
•A memory phone that can store pictures with names and contact information
•Nightlights that can be automatically set to a specific time
•Music CD’s specifically to help memory-CLICK HERE to order
•Materials for scrapbooking or other favorite hobbies like gardening
•Senior’s Chair Exercise program-CLICK HERE to order
•CD to help induce sleep-CLICK HERE to order
•Other gifts specifically for Alzheimer’s disease-CLICK HERE To shop
•Comfortable loose fitting clothing
•Photo albums with treasured family memories
•Familiar music CD’s
•Framed photos
•Medical Alert

Gift ideas for caregivers;
•Certificate for help with Alzheimer’s caregiving duties or household chores, lawn care or other respite service
•A relaxing massage certificate
•Yoga or meditation class certificate
•Books on Caregiving- Alzheimer’s Treatment or Alzheimer’s Diet book CLICK HERE to order

Other books for caregivers suggested by The Alzheimer’s Association include “The 36-Hour Day” by N.L.Mace and P.V. Rabins; “The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care” by V. Bell and D. Troxel; and “Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide and Sourcebook,” by H. Gruetzner; and “Coach Broyles’ Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers” by Frank Broyles.

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