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Social Behaviors and Stress Reduction

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Challenging social behaviors can accompany Alzheimer's disease, and can arise during times of stress for your loved one. Feeling confused can trigger mood swings and inappropriate behavior. Reducing stress for your loved one can help keep behavior in check.  For instance, memory aids, speaking in short sentences, not getting angry or yelling, and maintaining a simple, daily routine can help.

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