Changing Behavior: Setting Realistic Routines

There are so many things about Alzheimer's disease that can be challenging. Constant changes and decision making can leave individuals and caregivers overwhelmed.

Setting realistic expectations

One way to ease that stress is by setting realistic routines and expectations. As a caregiver, it can be hard feel like you aren’t doing enough and put pressure on yourself.

In the video below, Megann Czekalski suggests setting up a routine that works for everyone, especially the caregivers.

As Megann and Frances touch on in the above video, some days are harder than others. How do you redirect a loved one living with Alzheimer's when things aren't going according to plan? Share what you have learned from your experiences with the community!

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