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Going Out in Public

 

  • 8/6
    2013
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    5 Ways to Make Travel Less Stressful for Someone With Early Memory Loss

    Plan your destination with care. Share the planning details. Start early. Take extra time. Stick together. read more

  • 8/2
    2013
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    How to React When Someone With Dementia Is Inappropriate in Public

    Try to fix what might have led to the act of disinhibition. Maybe the person really is hot. Casually offer to turn on the a/c and fetch a cool cotton top. For chronic undressers, try putting clothes on backward (buttons or zippers in the back), or look online for special clothing that’s hard to remove.… read more

  • 8/20
    2013
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    Overview: Going Out in Public

    The stigma of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is embarrassing, so families quietly withdraw from their former lives. Social interactions eventually overwhelm people with dementia and Alzheimer’s, and it can become difficult for them to even get out of the house. Due to difficult and unusual behaviors, caregivers may also find it hard to go out… read more

  • 7/29
    2013
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    Tips for You Handling Your Loved One's Misbehavior in Public

    As Alzheimer’s slowly robs self-awareness, the person becomes less inhibited, losing both memory of how he or she once behaved as well as a sense of social norms. It’s as if an internal filter on what’s polite behavior or not is turned off. Here are some suggestions for a caregiver dealing with public misbehavior: Know… read more

  • 10/5
    2013
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    Use Psychology

    Use psychology, get the patient to do what is best for them, by making them believe it is totally their own idea. Believe me, that is not easy. read more

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