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Behavioral Changes with Alzheimer’s

Jan 27 2015

We often relate memory loss to a person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, but there are many other physical and behavioral changes affecting that person.  Unfortunately, behavior can change and become more aggressive.  If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, take a moment to visit this link to Alzheimer’s Care Daily to better understand 10 Things that Cause Aggression.  Also, visit the Alzheimer’s Association website to learn about the ways that the caregiver is personally affected from this responsibility.  There is no doubt that stress can rise from this responsibility, so know what the symptoms of stress are, and discover the best ways to manage them.  Ask for help from friends or family if you need it, and reach out to a professional if you could use some outside help.