Alzheimer’s Wanderers and Caregivers Can Benefit From GPS Tools

It’s not always easy for family caregivers to keep track of their loved ones who may be prone to frequent wandering. In addition to methods for managing the wandering behavior, with the help of innovated GPS gadgets designed specifically for Alzheimer’s wanderers, they might be able to rest a little… Read More

Using Redirection to Minimize Wandering

Often, as the disease progresses, people with Alzheimer’s behave in ways that are difficult to manage. It’s not that they want to be disagreeable or difficult. Their brain has changed and they cannot process information the way a healthy brain can. One thing that may help you cope with wandering… Read More

Using Redirection to Keep Seniors Safe

In this video, Ann Monday, a Home Instead Senior Care® CAREGiver℠, discusses how she uses the redirection technique to help keep her dementia clients safe. Read More

How Do I Minimize Wandering?

Home Instead’s Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias Training Program stresses the importance of creating a safe environment. To minimize opportunities to wander, follow these tips from Home Instead: Make your home safe. Put deadbolts high and out of reach. Put a sign on the bathroom door or leave the light on… Read More