We have started to not use the word behavior because it only has a bad connotation. We never speak of all the good “behaviors” a person with Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia.... More has. Loving, kind, silly, artistic, fun, willing to try, funny… We only talk about what we perceive as bad, inappropriate or need to be managed behaviors. A lot of a persons “behaviors” are simply reactions to our actions.
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