The Right Way & The Wrong Way To Handle Sundowning Behavior

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the following are entertaining cartoons with a message:
Wandering managed poorly
 

Wandering managed well

Handled poorly, the daughter tries to reason with a broken brain, thus only increasing the agitation and escalating situation. She denies his reality, and challenges his autonomy.

Handled well, the daughter agrees with father, offers support, and asks for a brief delay with a reasonable request. Which subtly helps to redirect his attention on eating and hopefully forget his original goal.

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