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- Helping Seniors Beat the Holiday Blues
- Holiday Activities that Cross the Generations
- Stress Free Holiday Tips for Caregivers
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about Stress-Free Holidays.
StrengthforCaring.com article offers five applicable tips for helping caregivers cope with holiday stress.
Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression.
Take this simple stress assessment test to help you de-stress in the holidays.
The Family Caregiver Alliance provides some handy advice for helping caregivers manage holiday stress.
Downloadable article by geriatric health writer Eileen Beal details successful strategies that caregivers can implement to manage holiday stress. Note that this is a PDF file and you will get a security warning.
Article on About.com offers advice and information to help Alzheimer’s caregivers deal with holiday stress.
Healthcentral.com provides tips from an expert caregiver on how to enjoy a stress-free holiday season while caring for someone suffering from dementia.
Nine simple steps to help you relax and enjoy the holidays stress-free.
Easing the Added Stress of Caregiving During the Holidays
Stress occurs when we work too much, sleep too little, try to cope with difficult or troubling situations, and when we neglect to take good care of ourselves.