Gift recommendations will change based on what stage your loved one is in and what they are capable of doing. If you are unsure of either of these things, talk with the person who cares for her. Learn more about the stages of Alzheimer's.You can also shop BY STAGE on our store for more ideas (look at the top left menu).
The first stage, mild Alzheimer's disease, is characterized by some memory loss, especially memory of more recent events. A person in the early stages of Alzheimer's will likely be able to carry out the daily activities of living, but may begin to forget familiar words and names when speaking, and have trouble finding things. Judgment and attention span will become impaired. Many of the activities that a person enjoyed earlier in life can still be enjoyed in the early stage. Read more about how the stages of Alzheimer's disease affect the brain and a persons abilities.