Understanding Dementia And 'Wandering' People suffering from dementia display many common behavioral traits, and one of the hardest to manage and understand is wandering. Correspondent Linton Weeks talks about his recent report for NPR.org entitled "The Mysteries of Dementia-Driven Wandering."

Understanding Dementia And 'Wandering'

Understanding Dementia And 'Wandering'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/106598816/106598811" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

People suffering from dementia display many common behavioral traits, and one of the hardest to manage and understand is wandering. Correspondent Linton Weeks talks about his recent report for NPR.org entitled "The Mysteries of Dementia-Driven Wandering." The condition can be confusing, frustrating and even fatal.