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Moving a Relative with Memory Loss: A Family Caregiver's Guide
Some people in the early stages of memory loss recognize their need for more assistance with personal care and activities. However, most people with memory problems do not initiate a move because insight into their own behavior has been impaired. This is a common result of the brain damage caused by diseases such as Alzheimer's or small strokes.

The decision of when to move a person depends on many factors. Although there are no magic signs that say "this is the right time," families move their relatives to residential care for many reasons, including:

Amount of supervision necessary is too exhausting
Geographic distances are too great for adequate care
Current residence is unsafe