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Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips for Dealing with Aggressive Behavior Issued by National Institute on Aging

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently issued a tipsheet for Alzheimer’s caregivers on Coping with Agitation and Aggression. As the tipsheet points out, agitation and aggressive behavior are common . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips for Dealing with Aggressive Behavior Issued by National Institute on Aging

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Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent

Many of you have recommended this book, Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent: A Guide for Stressed-Out Children, by Grace Lebow, Barbara Kane, and Irwin Lebow. This is the classic guide to dealing with difficult elderly behavior beyond the . . . → Read More: Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent

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Blame the disease, not the person, when caregiving gets frustrating

By Angela Lunde, Mayo Clinic health education outreach coordinator Another perspective that can be helpful: i.e. separate the disease from the person and the person from the behaviors. Doing this helps you see that it’s the disease, not the . . . → Read More: Blame the disease, not the person, when caregiving gets frustrating

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Vocally Disruptive Behavior in the Elderly: A Helpful Strategy

TheRubins.com. Summary of studies and articles finding overuse of psychiatric drugs to quiet verbally disruptive behavior by nursing home patients, which suggests study and implementation of a behavioral approach to managing and decreasing this behavior. Calls for a two . . . → Read More: Vocally Disruptive Behavior in the Elderly: A Helpful Strategy

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Functional Analysis And Treatment Of Problem Behavior Of Elderly Adults In Long-Term Care

by Dwyer-Moore KJ, Dixon MR, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA, J Appl Behav Anal. 2007 Winter;40(4):679-83. 18189099 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE], PMCID: PMC2078575, Study conducted functional analysis for problem behavior in older adults in a long-term care . . . → Read More: Functional Analysis And Treatment Of Problem Behavior Of Elderly Adults In Long-Term Care

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Non-pharmacological interventions for aggressive behavior in older adults living in long-term care facilities

by Philippe Landreville, Annick Bédard, René Verreault, Johanne Desrosiers, Nathalie Champoux, Johanne Monette, and Philippe Voyer, Canada. Review of 41 scientific studies conducted measuring the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in managing aggressive behavior of elderly residents in long-term care . . . → Read More: Non-pharmacological interventions for aggressive behavior in older adults living in long-term care facilities

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The difficult elderly patient: curable hostile depression or personality disorder?

by J.C. Monfort, Int Psychogeriatr. 1995;7 Suppl:95-111. Review. PMID: 8580396 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]. This study suggests that hostile behavior in elderly patients is often caused by a reversible mood disorder rather than by a personality disorder or . . . → Read More: The difficult elderly patient: curable hostile depression or personality disorder?

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Current Perspectives in the Literature on Challenging Behaviour in Long-Term Care

from the J.W. Crane Memorial Library, University of Manitoba. Bibliography of selected scholarly articles from the current scientific and medical journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practice models, and innovative approaches for dealing with challenging behavior in long-term . . . → Read More: Current Perspectives in the Literature on Challenging Behaviour in Long-Term Care

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