Prevent Wandering, Part II

“Not all those who wander are lost” ! Amazing quote; good read!

Home Care MN and Senior Care Information in Minneapolis

prevent-wandering-logo“Not all those who wander are lost”. This line taken from a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien has become famous in itself and seems appropriate when thinking of our senior loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and their family. Wandering is one of the potential symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia and is a very serious issue that should not be taken lightly. This is the second Home Instead Senior Care Minneapolis article focusing on the prevention of wandering, click here to find the first article in this series as well as many other articles related to senior safety and health.

Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that may take those who are diagnosed with it to a different time and place. Wandering is very common as people can become confused about their location and wander or get lost while searching for something, at any stage of Alzheimer’s

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One thought on “Prevent Wandering, Part II

  1. I don’t consider wandering is the issue with my wife. When she is unsure where I am she goes looking for me. If she is unhappy she tries to run away from her discomfort. However, I realise that with any form of dementia my opinion is at best my subjective opinion.


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