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Why should I not book a trip with someone with dementia far in advance?

Dr. Linda Ercoli, PhD
Psychology Specialist

Many people plan a trip or vacation months or a year in advance. However, if someone has a progressive memory disorder, and they get worse over time, they may become unable to travel in a year. Think about your travel plans and your loved one. If your loved one has a progress neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer's disease. frontotemporal dementia or Lewy body dementia, he or she may not be able to go in a year.

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