Try to figure out why the person wanders. He or
she may be trying to find something specific or looking for a familiar object.
A person who wanders at a certain time of day may always have taken a walk or
gone to work at that time.
Lock outside doors, and use alarms and
other devices to alert you when the person wanders outdoors or into unsafe
Provide a safe place for wandering, such as an enclosed yard
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October 29, 2012
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