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5 Tips for Managing Hypersexuality in Dementia

Hypersexuality in dementia (both the Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal types) is a common and difficult issue. Here are five strategies for managing sexually inappropriate behavior: 1.  Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) As much as people complain about how antidepressants cause a ...

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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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Are You A High Striker?

  If you are a caregiver to anybody- an infant, a child, a spouse, a parent- you have probably felt inadequate and incompetent at times. Perhaps you have fallen victim to the misconception that caregivers should always be good at ...

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