Wellness

Tips for holistic health and maintaining balance as a caregiver;  ways to prevent illness and prolong life.

What To Do About Hallucinations

What To Do About Hallucinations

by TEAM ALZLIVE
Administrator

Four suggestions to help you, when your loved one is hallucinating:

1. Go along with it: Trying to prove it’s not true will upset and anger your loved one.

2. Try to distract your mom or spouse: Acknowledge that they are upset; then offer tea, music, a snuggle with a pet.

3. Do detective work: Ask gentle questions; maybe a bedspread pattern looks alive or shadows look like people.

4. Remove the trigger: Change the bedspread to something that is monotone. Special lighting can help minimize shadows.



About the author

Team AlzLive

Read All Articles by Team Read More Read Less

You might also enjoy:

Staying Balanced When Life Gets in the Way

The alarm goes off at 6 am. The last thing I want to do is get out of bed, but duty calls. Breakfast…

Feeling Blue? There's an App for That

You sacrifice sleep and a social life to care for your loved one. You frantically try to balance work…

6 Questions for evaluating a nursing home

Evaluating a nursing home for your loved one is as fraught as buying your first home, but without any…

Great Tips For Dad

When spending time with dad: 1. Go for a walk: Exercise is good for all human beings and makes the…

comments powered by Disqus