Rotary Club of St. Maarten focuses on Understanding Aggression in persons with Alzheimer’s

Chairperson of the Rotary Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign expressed great satisfaction with the support received on Saturday last during the fundraising event. The Club was able to raise USD 2700 on Saturday making it possible to meet the commitment made to the St. Maarten Alzheimer’s Foundation (SMAF).


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The campaign continues and the focus remains on care. When a person with Alzheimer’s becomes aggressive, it is important to try to understand what is causing the person to become angry or upset. Aggressive behaviors may be verbal (shouting, name-calling) or physical (hitting, pushing).