Helping the Person with Dementia with Communication

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February 27, 2014
Helping the Person with Dementia with Communication

Communicating with a person with dementia requires patience and understanding. First and foremost, you must be a good listener. When helping a person with dementia to communicate: Be Patient and supportive: Let him/her know you are listening and trying to understand what they are saying. Show your interest: Maintain eye contact and show that you care about what they…

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Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

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February 27, 2014
Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

Are you a caregiver of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? More than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for a person with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive conditions. As much as 80 percent of this care is provided by family caregivers, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. If Alzheimer’s disease has touched your life, you may be…

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