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The Emotional Rollercoaster of Alzheimer's Disease

A positive mindset's impact on Alzheimer's disease

Keeping a positive mindset is important, especially when the patient is around. Sometimes, the caregivers forget that the behavior of the patient is not a deliberate act, which is just one of the many effects of the disease.

According to Harvard Health Publishing of Harvard Medical School, providing care for a person with this disease can also mean that one has to play along with the patient's new norms. Arguing with the patient may only result in more confusion and frustration on their part. Accepting that this is their new life will make it easier for the patient to deal and cope with the symptoms