How To Control Wandering

One of the more useful ways to control wandering in someone with early severe-stage dementia is to provide safe opportunities to do it.Create some safe walkways in the house and in the yard that you can navigate together. This controlled wandering channels your loved one’s energy. It also creates a habitual course that he or she may be more likely to follow alone when the urge strikes, which is safer than the risk of slipping away from home and pursuing an unknown course. Walking together also becomes a pleasant activity, and feeling happy may in itself minimize wandering.

>>Sometimes the best way to control wandering in someone with Alzheimer’s is to control it. How to provide a safe outlet for your loved one’s energy.

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