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Shadowing is a term used by whom when the person with dementia always has to have someone else in sight and cannot be left alone. Often the person they must have in sight is always the same person. The person with dementia imitates and follows the person they are shadowing, or constantly talks, asks questions and interrupts. Like sundowning , this behavior often occurs late in the day and can be irritating for caregivers.



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