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How can caregivers handle personality changes in people with Alzheimer's?

To handle personality changes in people with Alzherimer's disease, caregivers have to learn to first understand that any change of the personality is the disease, not that the person is really changing. It's a difficult adjustment caregivers have to make. Frequently, there are overall changes in the personality with people with Alzheimer's disease.

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