Monday, December 30, 2013

New Years Eve. One more Holiday

One more holiday. That's what I see. Get through this one and I'm good for a while. But there are many patients who have no idea the celebration of a new year is tomorrow.

Be mindful of your loved one. They likely have no idea what is going on if you have any kind of gathering planned that they will be a part of.

New Years Eve is known for noise. The one thing patients tend to get stressed over. We haven't went out for New Years Eve in years.

I always call it amateur night. There are people out there on the road who purposely see how drunk they can get, and yet get behind the wheel of a car.

Be safe. Party responsibly. But most important, keep your loved one in mind. Even the smallest deviation in routine can be devastating for a dementia patent.