Elder Caregiving Tips for Holidays and Travel

Aging in Alaska: Caregiving Tips during the Holidays and Travel

Lisa Wawrzonek, Director of education at Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska

Amanda Sandlin, Alzheimer’s Education Specialist

Lisa interviews Education Specialist Amanda Sandlin on caregiving during holiday season for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. This time of year brings a unique set of challenges for caregivers and can be extremely difficult for those with dementia. Amanda offers tips on everything from traveling to gift giving in order to make this holiday season more enjoyable for everyone.

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Aging in Alaska is a radio show produced by the Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. It was created to provide information, insight, guidance and support to Alaska's elders and their caregivers. Each month we will talk with medical professionals, caregivers and others with expertise in the field to explore the many aspects of aging here at home in Alaska.

Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska is the state’s leading source of information, support and services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia (ADRD). We are a non-profit organization serving individuals with ADRD as well as frail elders throughout the state since 1984.