Approaching Your Loved One Dealing with Social Withdrawal
Surround your loved one with friends who understand and support them.
Reassure your family member that you will go with them for lunch to offer support if needed.
One of the benefits of socializing is a good laugh - put on a favorite movie that will make your loved one one smile.
Make sure your loved one is always present and included in conversations and activities.
Plan outings with extended family and friends.
Remind family members that it would be best to try to talk to your loved one one-on-one.
Plan appropriate activities that won't make your loved one anxious.
Try asking your loved one to be social in different ways.
Use your loved one's life story to uncover meaningful outings.
Work on building meaningful memories together.