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How to Calm Someone with Alzheimer's When They're Crying

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Posted August 5, 2013

 

Constant crying is very often a sign of depression, which affects people with Alzheimer’s at a higher than average rate.

  • Ask your loved one’s physician to evaluate them for depression.

  • Speak to the action directly. For example: “You seem sad. Could you tell me what you are sad about?”

  • Reassure your loved one.

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