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How do you deal with a loved one's short temper?

Posted on July 30, 2018

Sometimes our loved ones with Alzheimer's take their anger out on those around them. We may end up in the crosshairs. It can be frustrating and lonely to help our loved ones through the bad days. A healthy outlet can be found by chatting with other caregivers on myALZteam.

On myALZteam, the social network and online support group for family and friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Handling a loved one's short temper is one of the most discussed topics.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about handling a loved one's short temper:

Here are some conversations about handling a loved one's short temper:

Can you relate? Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore?

Go to myALZteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories. Feel free to ask a question here.

A myALZteam Member said:

Yes, that is always a tough one. Watching her stare at a menu getting more and more anxious was hard to see. I started sitting beside her until after the meal was ordered and let her "Help" me figure… read more

posted about 24 hours ago

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