Oct 07

How To Address Wandering In Your Loved One With Dementia

By MD for Seniors

Avoid taking your loved one to places that may be loud or overstimulating.

The number of seniors with dementia increases every year and more than 5.3 million adults are currently diagnosed with the disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. The source also noted that 6 out of every 10 people with the condition will wander. As this can lead to consequences like injury, it’s important that as a caregiver for a dementia patient, you know how to respond to wandering to ensure your loved one’s safety.

You may not have noticed a problem with your family member, but remember that all seniors who have difficulty with their memory and are able to walk are …read more

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