Dementia Communication: “Dos & Don’ts”

Finding ways to communicate with your loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia can be difficult, frustrating, and confusing.  It’s important to understand: extra steps must be taken to communicate effectively. Introducing yourself each time you interact, being mindful of your body language, and avoiding criticizing or correcting them are all great ways to improve interactions with individuals suffering from dementia.

While it’s difficult to understand the importance of introducing yourself to someone close ...

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