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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8 Tips for People Providing Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s care is unique and requires specialized approaches to make sure loved ones are comfortable, safe, and content. While you can’t cure this disease, you can provide the assistance seniors need to survive and even thrive through their memory issues. Below, Meadowthorpe Assisted Living in Lexington, KY, shares nine tips they recommend to help those providing Alzheimer’s care.

A Guide to Alzheimer’s Care

1. Keep It Simple

Language often becomes difficult to understand for people with memory issues. Help your loved ...

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