Why is mom not having any more hallucinations since she moved to assisted living?

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Prior to the move to AL, my mother was hallucinating, was paranoid, wanted to go home even though she was at home and was constantly wanting to go to the hospital (although there was nothing physically wrong with her). She was always "lost" and seemed to have no sense of reality. Since moving to AL, the hallucinations and paranoia seem to be gone. She hates being in AL and still always wants to go home, but I just wonder why the hallucinations and paranoia went away. She is taking the same medications that she was taking at home. Has anyone else experienced this with a loved on with dementia.

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My mom became calmer after we moved her to a nursing home. She had been living with us, then in assisted living, where she was extremely agitated and wanting to leave. I think that things got better for her when she was faced with fewer decisions, choices, and pressures. Life really became simple and she is surrounded by many people who are so kind.
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Hi, Abby. 3 weeks ago, we moved my mother into a memory-care residence and have experienced the same thing. Her paranoia about missing jewelry still exists, but it's not angry and it's not agitated. It just is and she is easily calmed down by staff when they tell her "Maria will find it." (And I always do!). Her hallucinations have ended entirely (about a woman my dad dated before he met her!). We are attributing this to the fact that she is in a safe and appropriate setting now (finally). However, I've also thought that it could be because she's endured so many changes since August (my dad's hospitalization, his death a month later, moving her out of their home of 25 years and into a senior apartment (not appropriate for her without our dad) and then ultimately this residence). It's still early for us and I'm monitoring things closely, but for now, she's doing much better with those issues. Hope this helps!
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I'm just bumping this up, hopeful that someone will have some insight.
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