• 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.