Today’s re-blog as part of World Alzheimer’s Month focuses on an article in Margaret Swope’s blog,  Our Parkinson’s Place, relating to agitation in Dementia and asks are drugs the best treatment?

The article talks about a piece of research and quotes Study co-author Dr. Helen Kales from the University of Michigan

“This research advocates a significant shift from current practice, recommending that nonpharmacological treatments are a first-line approach for agitation in dementia.”

Agitation in dementia: Are drugs the best treatment?