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How to Prevent Your Loved One's Agitation and Anxiety

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Posted July 8, 2013

 

  • Set up personalized routines and maintain structure by keeping the same general routines.

  • Reduce caffeine intake, sugar, and junk food.

  • Learn your loved one’s triggers.

  • When visiting, watch for signs in body language and facial experiences.

  • Be sensitive to your loved ones most alert and most tired times of the day.

  • Eliminate what’s confusing or frustrating.

  • Be ready with soothers when you have not been able to prevent agitation and anxiety.

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