1. Holiday Cooking - Consider ways to simplify holiday meals: order out, go out, have everyone bring a dish or lay out a simple buffet. 2. Decorating - You don't have to put every decoration up. Consider a tabletop tree or meaningful centerpiece that focuses on the true meaning of Christmas. 3. Shopping - Shopping [...]
It's hard enough to get up and make it through the day when you have lost a loved one. But when the expectations and busyness of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's are added on top of that, your feeling of loneliness, anxiety, anger and depression can be compounded and hang over you like a dark, [...]
Families, friends, individuals or organizations can light the 1866 lighthouse for a special person. The lighthouse is lit the evening of the requested date from dusk to dawn and an accompanying ad is placed in the Kenosha News. The ad will always have a sketch of the lighthouse and says, "THE LIGHT SHINES, Tonight the [...]
Don’t be blindsided by grief during the holidays. Learn about our GreifShare group. You’re not alone.
Don't be blindsided by grief during the holidays. In this video, learn how to prepare for the holiday season after the death of a loved one. Now is the perfect time to connect with a GriefShare group in Kenosha. Contact Anne at Piasecki-Althaus today at 262-658-4101. You're not alone. We're here to help. [...]
Engaging in meaningful activities is important for all of us. This doesn't change when a person is diagnosed with dementia. Just because someone has some memory loss doesn't mean they won't find joy in doing the things that brought them joy earlier in life. Here are some great ideas: 1. Old Hobbies Did your loved [...]