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Kill the Devil Doll

*** Here is a story that offers a different perspective, brought to my attention by a family who is struggling with a loved one’s dementia.  I know you all can identify with the challenges of dealing with dementia’s disruptive behaviors, and how ...

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5 Tips for Managing Anxiety in Dementia

    Elsa lives in an assisted living facility.  She is calm and happy in the morning, but gets anxious later in the day. In the late afternoon, Elsa paces the halls, mumbling to herself and wringing her hands.  She ...

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Help! He Changes His Clothes Multiple Times A Day!

A common complaint A person with dementia dresses and undresses multiple times a day.  Wardrobe changes are a relatively harmless behavior challenge, although they are certainly a time-consuming frustration for the caregiver. Let’s analyze the behavior and break it down ...

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