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5 Tips to Understanding Dementia Behaviors: Infographic

July 21, 2022

If you provide care to someone with dementia, and you’d like tips about how to stay calm and respond productively to challenging behaviors, Family Caregiver Alliance has a quick and easy resource just for you.

Our new infographic “5 Tips to Help You Understand Dementia Behaviors” shares our most popular strategies for dealing with behavior and communication difficulties often encountered when caring for someone with dementia. Tips include:

  • Identifying triggers for challenging behavior
  • Recognizing the purpose of behavior
  • Why we need to remain curious, flexible, and not take things personally
  • And more.

5 Tips to Help You Understand Dementia Behaviors” is based on our popular fact sheet on the topic. It’s perfect for printing out and hanging on the fridge, sharing online, or sending to fellow caregivers who might need a boost!

A new infographic every week

“5 Tips to Help You Understand Dementia Behaviors” is the first in our series of ten, all-new infographics, each featuring five bite-sized tips and helpful ideas on a variety of subjects related to supporting family caregivers and working successfully with people with dementia.

Watch for a new topic every week and see all the infographics we’ve published so far.

Help us help family caregivers

All ten of our infographics—along with every resource on our website, are free to caregivers and providers everywhere.

When you share these with fellow family caregivers, you help us reach more people who may benefit from the support Family Caregiver Alliance provides. So, help us share the love!

Infographic about dementia behaviors