Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Alzheimer Aggression and Challenging Behavior

People with dementia often exhibit agression and behaviors that are frustrating, embarrassing, and sometimes even dangerous to the Alzheimer's caregiver and others.


These behaviors can include angry outbursts, agitation, aggression, wandering, vocalizations, hoarding or hiding things, and inappropriate sexual behavior.

For many caregivers, these difficult behaviors are the most challenging and exhausting aspect of caring for a person with dementia.

We suggest reading the following article and information on this topic.

Dealing with Difficult Behavior Caused by Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia



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