In the News:
Published by the Athens Banner-Herald: “Alzheimer’s and Dementia: When Lying is the Best Medicine”
““Re-direction” essentially entails changing the topic when the patient becomes obsessed with one subject and acts agitated or angry. Behavior that is often “out-of character” for a dementia patient can sometimes be thwarted when caregivers divert attention from stressful situations to something more pleasant.”
The full article is available to print here [PDF].