Care recipient (cr) blames others if something happens or cr thinks something has happened

Try: Try not to react if cr blames care giver cg for something don’t argue with cr let cr know that she is safe use gentle touching or hugging to show cr that cg cares about her explain to others that cr is acting this way because she has memory loss

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Paranoid forgets forgetfulness memory loss cognitive impairment anxiety odd behavior

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