In short, NO. Instead, the agitation — sometimes even anger — is often merely a symptom of an underlying problem. While the symptom can often be treated successfully with antipsychotic drugs, they can also create zombie-like patients, completely robbing them of any quality of life. … Continue Reading →
Archives for July 2016
It’s doubtful that he really hates you.
As our loved one ages, many of us become increasingly concerned about their health and safety — and then start making assumptions.
Perhaps we’ve stepped in — uninvited — to help without having “the Talk” with them .
Or, we expected that they would automatically see things our way and do what we feel is best for them — because its the “logical” thing to do. … Continue Reading →
If your loved one has Alzheimer’s and has started to wander, and you’re concerned about potentially dangerous or embarrassing situations, I have a possible solution. I must also caution you in advance: I have absolutely no scientific proof that this stops wandering. But I’ve read several anecdotal reports that make sense. … Continue Reading →