Wandering Is a Common Challenge When a Loved One Has Dementia

Portrait of modern senior woman walking in the park

It seems that every week we come across a news article about a senior with dementia who goes missing, or receive a Silver Alert asking people to be on the lookout for a lost elder. Most of these incidents have a happy ending; perhaps the person is found at a store they remember, or in…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Communication Techniques

There are a number of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Communication Techniques that are effective in reducing problematic behaviors and improving day-to-day functioning of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Reality therapy: Interact with the person with dementia within his or her own frame of reference for the world, even if it has little to…

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