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Affection for Caring for Alzheimer’s Elderly

The shelves of all people or families themselves are able to take care of people with this dementia. It takes high patience to overcome it. DY and his family also shared the role of taking care of their mothers in accordance with their respective competencies. Here are some ways to deal with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s behavior. Sleeplessness If people with dementia have trouble sleeping, give positive activity. Besides that, limit your nap and do sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene is a way to regulate attitudes and environment in order to get a normal and quality night’s sleep. For example, regulating the habit of eating, drinking, sports, and watching TV. In terms of environmental factors, for example regulating light, sound, atmosphere, to room temperature. Apart from that, check out the recommended adaptive caregiving tools as well.

Repeated behavior

Alzheimer’s sufferers like to do repetitive behaviors such as questioning or telling something repeatedly. To overcome this, turn your attention to other activities.

Like to wander

Alzheimer’s sufferers often “disappear” by walking or wandering alone outside the home. Overcome by limiting access outside the home, provide identification, also create a safe environment to move inside and outside the home.

Urinate and defecate carelessly

If Alzheimer’s sufferers do this, continue to train them to the bathroom every day.

Hallucinations and delusions

If they start hallucinating, try to calm and distract. Don’t face it by arguing.

Sexual disinhibition

If you do this, provide privacy space. Give him comfortable clothes, but it’s difficult to remove himself. Agitation or aggression. Agitation is a disorder that is indicated by motor activity. Protect the safety of patients, yourself and those around you. Also do persuasion and nonverbal communication.

Agitation or aggression

Agitation is a disorder that is indicated by motor activity. Protect the safety of patients, yourself and those around you. Also do persuasion and nonverbal communication.