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Changing Behavior: Good Days Versus Bad Days With Alzheimer's

All of us have good days and bad days. Nailed that job interview? Good day. Having the weather impact your flight, so you nearly miss seeing your sister sing at a Christmas service? Bad day. Ok, that last one is very specific to me, but you get it.

Our job

We've all found ourselves having not-so-great days. When this happens, most of us can take a breath, figure out what went wrong, and hope for a better day tomorrow. Individuals with Alzheimer's may find their days increasingly frustrating, which might result in challenging behavior.

As caregivers, it's our job to figure out what is going on. This might mean fixing a problem or just going with the flow and trying again tomorrow. In the video below, Megann Czeklaski discusses navigating the good days and bad days.

 

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