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May 29, 2013   

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Understanding Alzheimer's is crucial for caregivers to manage emotions

People with Alzheimer's often have difficulty expressing emotions, which can lead to aggression, wandering and other ways of acting out. Caregivers may experience frustration, but understanding what it's like to live with Alzheimer's can help with caring for a loved one with the disease.
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