Monday, May 11, 2015

How to talk to an alzheimer's patient

Turn negatives into positives. For example say “Let’s go here” instead of “Don’t go there”. Be inclusive and don’t talking down to them as if they were a child.

Alzheimers Tips Communication

Respect the fact that they are an adult, and treat them as such.

For more tips read this article.

Ten Tips for Communicating with an Alzheimer's Patient



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