Personal Mementos Ease Transitions

Personal belongings from home will help foster feelings of nostalgia and a fondness of the past. Physical belongings are one of the easiest ways to allow people to connect with their past and their present environment. They may not always have their memories, but those personal effects are laden with memories.

When transitioning into care settings, even before, sit down with your loved one and decide which items to take with them. Make it a special moment. Take the time to help them to remember the positive aspects of the past.

Doing this will help you transition…

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