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Dementia Care Video

Creating a Joyous Holiday for an Individual With Dementia

With the right knowledge and planning, people with dementia can still enjoy the holidays, and their loved ones can enjoy them too! Holiday-themed activities that are meaningful and appropriate can help improve moods, slow the loss of functioning and make visits more enjoyable.

Renew old holiday traditions in ways people with dementia can navigate. Watch this video to learn more about:

  • The problem of holidays and dementia
  • The power of meaningful activities
  • Choosing appropriate activities for the holidays
  • Best practices for meaningful activities
  • Making new holiday traditions

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Deborah Bier, PhD 

ComForCare | At Your Side Home Care

Deborah Bier hosts monthly videos that focus on real-life issues for families and health care professionals who care for people with dementia.

She has a master’s in counseling psychology and a doctorate in therapeutic counseling. In addition, Deborah has obtained the following credentials:

  • Certified Alzheimer's Educator™ – National Certification Board for Alzheimer & Aging Care
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner® – National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Dementia Care Partner – Dementia Care Professionals of America, a division of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  • Certificate in Gerontology – Allegra Learning Solutions, LLC
  • Mental Health First Aid – National Council for Behavioral Health