Dementia Care: Three Communication Mistakes

Elderly Care in NY

Senior Care in Long Island, NY “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance.  It is the illusion of knowledge.” Stephen Hawking Communicating with someone with dementia is very similar to learning a new language.  You must interpret what the person is saying in new ways that you never had to before and express yourself…

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Alzheimer’s: Tips for More Effective Communication

  Alzheimer’s Disease gradually impairs the person’s ability to communicate. People with dementia have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions, as well as more trouble understanding others. Here are some tips to help in communication and understanding: • Learn to create a ‘kind voice’ – speak slower and lower, smiling. • To orient the person…

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