Your Loved One Has Behavioral Changes: Tips for Caregiving
A person with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can experience varying symptoms, including declines in memory, language skills, and thinking and reasoning capabilities. The Alzheimer’s Association says as Alzheimer’s and other dementias progress, behaviors change. The behavioral changes may include, but are not limited to, social withdrawal, depression, anxiety, combativeness, apathy, sleep disturbances, inappropriate actions, wandering and mood changes. These new behaviors can have an impact on caregiving.
There are ways that caregivers can help manage their loved one’s changing behaviors. Here are some suggestions to consider.
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