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Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia at home can be difficult, especially as the disease progresses. Families frequently turn to memory care communities for help.
These thoughtfully designed neighborhoods allow people with memory loss to be and feel successful and productive despite their disease. But relocating an adult with dementia can be problematic. Transfer trauma, which includes a cluster of symptoms associated with moving during the senior years, can be minimized with careful planning.
6 Tips for Making a Smooth Transition When a Senior has Dementia
Visit our “Planning a Smooth Transition” page for additional tips on moving, downsizing, and creating a floor plan for the new space.