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Experts say it can be tough keeping up with adults who have Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Their memory loss and/or delusions create a tendency to wander off.

Summer Matchett with the Alzheimer’s Project in Tallahassee says dementia patients wander for a variety of reasons: boredom, living in their own reality, or “sundowning,” which she says is getting agitated once the sun goes down.

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