Dealing with Dementia-Related Behavior: Dos and Don’ts for Caregivers

As an individual experiences the life-altering changes of progressive dementia – the loss of memories, confusion, sensory problems, diminishing abilities, the struggle to communicate – it’s common that challenging behaviors evolve in response to their ever-changing world. For a caregiver of a loved one with memory loss, dealing with challenging behaviors such as aggression, suspicion and delusions can be emotionally difficult and, in some cases, dangerous for both of their safety.

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Tips for Handling Changing Environments for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

How to Handle the Challenges of Changing Environments for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease involves stages of cognitive decline and gradually damages the brain. For those who suffer from Alzheimer’s, people and places that were once familiar and comfortable can become strange and confusing as the disease progresses. Changes to their environment, such as traveling, going to the doctor, moving to a new home or receiving houseguests, can trigger challenging behavioral symptoms.

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