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March 21, 2012

Dementia expert gives tips to first responders

How to approach and calm someone who is agitated and possibly violent

By Barbara Peters Smith
Sarasota Herald Tribune (Florida)

SARASOTA, Fl. — National dementia expert Teepa Snow wants people in Southwest Florida to be more aware that they are surrounded by neighbors with some form of cognitive disorder — and many of them are driving on our roads.

About half of all people who are 85 and older have some form of dementia, ...

Full story: Dementia expert gives tips to first responders

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