Caregiving During the Holidays

While holidays can be a joyous time for many families, they can be challenging for families affected by Alzheimer’s. For many caregivers the holiday season gives rise to stress, frustration and anger, instead of peace and goodwill.

“As the holidays near, we are raising awareness about the unique challenges caregivers face,” said Katherine L. Lambert, Alzheimer’s Association Regional Leader for NC, SC, & GA and CEO of the Western Carolina Chapter. “We want to help families across North Carolina navigate these challenges and provide a meaningful and enjoyable occasion for their families.”

Throughout the 2022 holiday season, the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina is offering in-person and virtual education programs on, Caregiving During the Holidays. This program is designed to teach caregivers to care for themselves, their loved ones, and about holiday safety all while giving suggestions that may make the holidays more enjoyable for caregivers and their loved ones.

Join us for one of these upcoming virtual or in-person programs:

Register through the links below or by calling 800.272.3900.

November 19 | 10:00-11:00 AM
December 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM
December 12 | 6:00-7:00 PM (Mint Hill, NC)
December 15 | 6:30-8:00 PM (ways to help a family during the holidays and new year)

Or watch one of our recent Caregiving During the Holidays webinar recordings.

NCCU Dementia and Caregiving Series
Holiday Tips for Dementia Caregivers (specifically for the LGBTQ+ community)

See our additional online resources on the holidays and Alzheimer’s.

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