Transitioning from one home to another is difficult at any age. I always find it especially hard in complex care for the families, it is usually a new roll that the son, daughter, friend is in. Families often experience stress and guilt during the first couple of weeks after they have made the decision to move their loved one into the community. This is quite normal.
For a person who has Alzheimer’s disease, changing the routine and moving into an unfamiliar environment can be especially stressful. This article from the Mayo clinic gives us tips and suggestions for caregivers on how to better support someone with Dementia or Alzheimer during a transition.