BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A normally calm woman begins shouting. A man who prides himself on his appearance refuses to bathe. For family members of people with dementia, these behavioral expressions can make a loved one seem a different person and be stressful obstacles to care giving. New multimedia resources from Brookdale explain what causes them and provide hands-on techniques for overcoming the situation. They include:
- Real couple Donna and John manage John's behavioral expressions – video
- How the nation's largest senior care provider manages behavioral expressions – video
- Handling words and actions that shock – document
- Managing toileting and bathing issues – document
- Preventing nighttime from becoming a nightmare – document
Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7722131-brookdale-alzheimers-awareness
November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. Brookdale operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 1,077 communities in 47 states and the ability to serve approximately 105,000 residents as of September 30, 2016. Through its ancillary services program, the Company also offers a range of outpatient therapy, home health, personalized living and hospice services.
Contact: Kristin Puckett and Dana Schroering, 615-564-8666, email@example.com
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SOURCE Brookdale Senior Living Inc.