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Dementia & Travel: Experiences & Memories

Dementia & Travel: Experiences & Memories

Travel with Dementia: Creating Unforgettable Moments, One Journey at a Time

Traveling with a loved one with dementia can feel daunting. But what if it could be more? This episode explores the transformative power of travel for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

Discover how travel can:

  • Spark Joy and Break Routines: Escape the daily routine and create a sense of adventure for your loved one.
  • Rekindle Memories: Familiar sights, sounds, and activities can trigger treasured memories and light up their face.
  • Strengthen Your Bond: Shared experiences create lasting connections and deepen your relationship.
  • Combat Isolation: Explore new places together and feel a sense of connection to the world.

We'll delve into practical tips for planning dementia-friendly trips, from choosing destinations to managing challenges along the way. Learn how travel can become a powerful tool to create precious memories and enrich the lives of both you and your loved one.

About Our Guest

Lizette Cloete, an Occupational Therapist and a daughter on this unique journey with you. She has just returned from an Elite Cruises & Vacation where she was part of the support staff for caregivers. With over 30 years as an Occupational Therapist, Lizette has been the “navigator” in many caregiving journeys, guiding 1000’s families through their often turbulent journey into calmer skies while dementia caregiving. Today she's telling you how to make vacation memories a reality.

Think Different Dementia Website

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