While working with dementia and Alzheimer’s patients over the years, I’ve noticed most of them don’t like to be alone. This could be because of the confusion the disease creates.
Sometimes the disease demands they are not alone because of their actions, also.
However, some of the reasons I’ve noticed this are:
- Need reassurance not alone
- Need reassurance someone cares about them and loves them
- Need guidance to know what’s next
- Need comforting when they are confused
What reasons have you noticed in Alzheimer’s patients that don’t like to be alone?
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