People with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia often hoard things they view as precious or rummage through their rooms. But it’s a different kind of behavior than the hoarding you see on TV shows.
Chera and Linda from Kemper House – an assisted living facility that specializes in helping people with Alzheimer’s and dementia – explain why people with dementia often hoard or rummage. Then they suggest ways you can manage or redirect the behavior.
By the way, we’ve hosted other programs that can help families dealing with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They are still available to watch on our YouTube channel.