Alzheimer's bad behavior
When an elderly person has Alzheimer's disease bad behaviors can become more common. How to handle an elderly parent's bad, outrageous, difficult or shocking behavior, such as anger, stubborn, rage, outbursts, argumentative, controlling and negativity.
Articles About Alzheimer's Bad Behavior
- Is Alzheimer's Behavior the Patient’s Problem or the Caregiver's?
Alzheimer’s bad behaviors that aren't necessarily dangerous, but impact caregivers: Coping with the new normalcy when you are an Alzheimer’s caregiver and experiencing Alzheimer's bad behavior.
- Nationwide Poll Sheds Light On How Caregivers Cope With Alzheimer’s Behaviors
People with Alzheimer's can act inappropriately due to the anxiety and frustration brought on by their disease. A recent survey shows caregivers find it trickier to manage their loved one's behavioral problems than cognitive issues, like memory loss.
- Managing Dementia-Related Outbursts Through Redirection and Relearning
Although it’s common for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to occasionally become agitated, angry or aggressive, there are effective methods for managing these difficult behaviors.
- Inability to Resist Temptation May Be Sign of Early Alzheimer’s
Memory loss is the typical trait associated with Alzheimer's disease, but new research aimed at detecting the disease in its earliest stages points to some unconventional indicators.
- Dementia Behavior Can Seem Like Manipulation
Caregivers may mistake dementia behavior for manipulation. But people with dementia aren't able to think through the process of manipulation.
- Alzheimer's Training Increasingly Required for Police Officers
Alzheimer's training is on its way towards becoming an official requirement for police officers nationwide.
- Handling Dementia Behaviors in Adult Day Care
Adult day care staff members are trained to handle dementia behaviors, including: anxiety, hallucinations, wandering and aggression.
- Addressing Alzheimers' Elephant in the Room
The increased focus on Alzheimer's research is promising, but the efforts have all but ignored one of the most devastating features of this disease: the behavioral symptoms of dementia.
- A Kids-Eye View of Alzheimer's
Adults can learn valuable lessons by listening to what kids have to say about coping with their grandparent's Alzheimer's Disease.
- My Father Used to Be So Kind, But Now He's Using Lots of Profanity. How Do I Handle Him?
When I was taking care of my elderly parents (both with early Alzheimer’s not properly diagnosed for over a year), no one warned me that inhibitions gradually fade and that profanity can often occur.