Why Does Your Parent with Dementia Tell You They Want to Go Home?

Having a loved one with dementia comes with many challenges. People with dementia often exhibit behavioral changes that are disturbing and difficult to manage. One common behavior is asking caregivers to take them home or saying that they want to go home repeatedly when they are at home. Understanding the behavior and how to respond to it can make the behavior a little less challenging. The Reasons Behind the Behavior First, it’s important to know that “home” may mean different things. They ... Read more