Coping with Anger and Agitation

by Dan Kuhn, ACSW Chicago Area Chapter Social Worker Angry and agitated behaviors are fairly common symptoms of dementing illness and present great challenges to family members and helping professionals. Understanding the many possible causes of such behavioral...

Steps to Minimizing Challenging Behaviors

Alzheimer’s disease can cause a person to act in different or unpredictable ways. Some individuals with Alzheimer’s become anxious or aggressive, others repeat certain questions or gestures. These changes can lead to frustration and tension, particularly...