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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].


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