Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How to Change Patterns of Behavior in Dementia Patients

Patterns. All dementia patients evidence patterns of behavior.

Some of the patterns are simple -- like asking over and over what day it is. Others are more complex. One reader told us her husband was shaving four times a day and his face was getting "raw". Others pace. The list goes on and on.

My mother was evidencing all kinds of patterns of behavior -- doing the same crazy things at the same time of day or night -- over and over.

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