Costs for Dementia Care Far Exceeding Other Diseases, Study Finds
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By routinely engaging in social activities and being encouraged to engage in past pleasures, those with dementia are more likely to have better relationships with their caregivers which improves their overall psychological well being.
By respecting those with dementia and allowing freedom of choice regarding their activities of daily living, studies show a decrease in verbal agitation and behaviors.
By maintaining autonomy, those with dementia are more likely to express positive sense of self which will reduce feelings of grief, anxiety and anger.