Alzheimer’s Repetition

Welcome to home care this week. We often get people who are a family caregivers come in and talk to us about noticing and recognizing that one of their loved ones may have an issue with dementia or Alzheimer’s. And usually, the first thing that people recognize and start to notice is repetition. Repeating what someone has said, not listening or understanding a conversation and starting all over. Short-term memory problems can be frustrating but it is an indicator that there is something here that needs to be diagnosed. In one of our recent presentations produced by the Alzheimer’s Association, we went through many of the signs and talked a little bit about repetition and how to deal with by putting themselves into the Alzheimer’s patient’s reality. So here is a little segment of that presentation.

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