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Stages / Behaviors

As Alzheimer's and other dementias progress, behaviors change — as does your role as caregiver. While changes in behavior can be challenging, we have resources to help you through each stage of the disease.

Support is available.

Online Tools

Message Boards
Connect with caregivers going through similar experiences.

Care Team Calendar
Organize offers to help with caregiving using our online tool.

Community Resource Finder®
Locate dementia resources, programs and services in your area.

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Top Five Tips

  • Try not to take behaviors personally.

  • Remain patient and calm.

  • Explore pain as a trigger.

  • Don't argue or try to convince.

  • Accept behaviors as a reality of the disease and try to work through it.


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