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Interruptions in daily routine

Interruptions in daily routine

Many people enjoy their routine, whether they are children, adults or the elderly. Sometimes interrupting a daily routine can be confusing for the elderly.  This is especially true with dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. This can lead to increased agitation and confusion. Make a note of when there is increased agitation and confusion.  Are there interruptions that brought this about? How do you deal with interruptions to your routine?

Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons When Moving to a New Area

Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons When Moving to a New Area

        I recently had a friend that moved across country.   Making such a move is a huge undertaking. While, she and her family were excited about the move, there were also adjustments that had to be taken into account. Learning the cultural differences—even in the United States various areas have different cultures, depending on if you are in the southeast, Northeast, southwest, North west or California coasts. Learning the new area—this includes the roads, restaurants, stores, etc….

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Transitional Friday: Ways to Develop New Routines

Transitional Friday: Ways to Develop New Routines

Life is all about changes.  With change comes new routines. When making new routines, the important thing is to discover what is the most important things that HAVE to be done in a day.  Some things that must be done are work, care for children, eat, exercise, etc. In what ways is your spouse, children and important people in your life being put first? Next, look at the parts of your life that can be cut or toned down. What…

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