5 Ways to Redirect Someone With Alzheimer's. Redirection is a handy all-purpose tool for responding to many of the bothersome, inappropriate, or potentially unsafe behaviors of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Paula Spencer Scott Alzheimer's Reading Room To redirect means to help the person move toward feeling better and acting more constructively — literally, to change the direction of things.
When people praise you, don't let it go to your head. When they criticize you, don't let it get to your heart.
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably as many people believe that one means the other. In fact, the distinction between the two diseases often causes confusion on the behalf of patients, families and caregivers. Discover how the two diagnoses, while related, are remarkably different.