If you’ve ever had a roommate, which I’m betting you’ve have, then you know the challenges involved. Everything is not peaches and cream, but generally with a little understanding and flexibility we find ways to coexist with these people who don’t always behave the way we would like.
But when Alzheimer’s or another dementia is your roommate, it can take a great deal more skill to cope with its unique set of challenges. Dementia isn’t your typical roommate. This roommate doesn’t listen to reason or change when you politely ask.
To help you maintain a harmonious home when dementia is your roommate, I shared five tips with the readers of Sixty and Me.
These tips include:
You can learn more about each of these tips by reading my full-length article here:
5 Ways to Maintain a Harmonious Home Despite Alzheimer’s
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Sherrill Gaston says
My sons father is living with me since 2013,I didn’t realize that his mental state would be difficult for me ..at times he confrontational..shadows me ..,we live UpState NY,he was getting help at a Hospital, but now he’s waiting for a new Dr..I wish I knew some tools or even support groups here in Binghamton. ..I’m at the point of relocating ..he needs more help than what I’m aware of ..