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Wandering

Wandering Solutions for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 60 percent of people who suffer from dementia wander at some point. For caregivers, this can be frightening because many of those who wander off end up confused and lost, even in their own neighborhood, and are unable to communicate who they are or where they live. But there are things you can do to guard against this and protect your loved one.

Manage by Wandering Around

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 05.06.2014 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

I enjoyed wandering around, and I learned from the wandering. Of course, you had better be prepared for the occasional comment -- always offered jokingly -- that you apparently have nothing better to do. In fact, you do not.

Avonte Oquendo Was Our Son and Now He Must Be Our Hope

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Now more than ever, special needs parents everywhere want to take action because Avonte was our son, our child, our brother and now is our hope.

Dementia and Wandering: A View From Search and Rescue

Dave Baldridge | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dave Baldridge

We'll see more senior citizen wanderers in cities, parks, suburbs, and wilderness. Search and rescue teams do their best to mitigate the often-devastating effects of wandering, but they can't prevent the incidents.

Two Sukkot Mysteries Solved With Love

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

If Sukkot commemorates the wandering in the desert, why do we celebrate it now?

The Joy of Getting Lost

Jeff Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Wise

ravel gives us a chance to challenge ourselves in ways that would never occur back home, and it's up to us to make the most of that opportunity. Getting lost is just one approach.

An Exquisite Fear

Michelle Cacciatore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Cacciatore

With my graduation not that far behind me, it appears I'm a walking cliché trying to figure out my next move. I wake up very early to go to a fantastic internship that I love, but am still waiting tables.