caregiver (cg) is frustrated by care recipient’s cr’s behavior in stores cg wants to shop efficiently while cr wants to spend time window shopping or impulsively buying items that are beyond the planned budget

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Materials: #give the cr time to look at the items for sale in the stores without hurrying him or her along plan your shopping trip allotting time for this in advance #as you are shopping if the cr says i want this and the item is neither affordable nor practical distract or redirect the cr’s attention for example you might say let’s pick up the things on our list first and come back for this later or why don’t you keep this in mind but hold off picking it up until you’ve looked at things you might like more we can always come back for this #distract the cr by asking for help looking for the next item on your shopping list focus the cr’s attention on the products the two of you need to purchase

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Financial, Maintenance, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

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

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