Residents of Willowbrook Place dusted off their favorite tried-and-true family cookie recipes, rolled up their sleeves and got to work baking. The event was a holiday cookie bake-off and tasting contest and everyone got involved from staff to residents to their families.
The event was covered by local Colorado Community Media reporter, Bob Wooley, who interviewed Sarah Kressig, Willowbrook Place’s life engagement director. “Having dementia doesn’t diminish the joy of celebrating family traditions,” Sarah told Bob. “Holiday cookies are more than sweets; they are happy memories and will connect the residents with their loved ones.”
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