Bayada Article: Coping as a Dementia Caregiver

Nearly 55 million people worldwide are living with some form of dementia, while millions more are impacted as family and professional caregivers. When coping with some of the challenging behaviors which often come with a dementia diagnosis it’s important to remember how to prevent or appropriately respond to anger and aggression to help you and your loved one stay safe while navigating the situation effectively.

How to help someone with Dementia
As a caregiver coping with the manifestations of dementia, you may experience one or more of the three levels of dementia behaviors — common, challenging, and potentially harmful — in the person you’re caring for. Regardless of which level you encounter, the Alzheimer’s Association recommends the following…

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