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Understanding dementia-related behaviors and how to deal with them

licensed medical social worker Whitney Hadley, associate program director at the Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's AssociationBehaviors can be a form of communication for people who have dementia. In a practical interview, licensed medical social worker Whitney Hadley suggests steps that caregivers can take when their loved ones exhibit anxiety, confusion, repetition, aggression or wandering. Hadley is associate program director at the Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, which offers support services free of charge to caregivers, families and others touched by Alzheimer's, including a 24-hour help line at 800-272-3900.

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