Holiday Spirit Gone After Loss of Loved Ones
It’s Christmas Day: Are You Enjoying It?

Now That Christmas Is Here Remember: Our Best Is Good Enough

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Will the Christmas tree bring Mom happy memories of past Christmas pleasures or will it remind her of the Christmas tree fire in her home when she was a five-year-old child? Will the gathering of loving relatives bring her a feeling of being loved and cared for or will she suffer from horrible anxiety because of all of these people who have become strangers? Is it better to leave Dad, who now lives in a memory unit at a wonderful assisted living facility, to your home for the family gathering or should you let him have a quieter Christmas and visit him in his new home - the memory center?

Read the full article on HealthCentral about how our best truly is enough:

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