How to Speak With Your Loved One When They Experience Agitation or Anxiety

“We’ll get to the doctor’s appointment in time, Mom. How about a cup of tea first?” “I can see you’re concerned about the pile of papers and I am too. Let me clean that up.” “I know you’re missing your mother. Tell me your favorite story about her.” “President Eisenhower… Read More

How to Prevent Your Loved One’s Agitation and Anxiety

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… Read More