Care recipient (cr) is irritable

Try: Try to get an elderly family member or friend to become involved in activities with the cr find activities that interest the cr or ask about hobbies the cr once loved help drive or walk cr to activities purchase hobby items large print books and papers books on tape or safe activities to get cr enthused introduce cr to new hobbies if cr is able cg can introduce cr to the internet cr might enjoy looking up old friends research genealogy etc contact a senior center and inquire what activities are available and find out a schedule of events

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

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References: how to deal with a cranky senior citizen by loryn s flickety and tom viren 2009 available at

Keywords: Bad mood moody cranky mad irritable

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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