Two of the biggest problems Alzheimer's and Dementia caregivers face is how to cope and communicate with someone living with dementia.
By +Bob DeMarco
+Alzheimer's Reading Room
Let's face it, Alzheimer's patients often say things that seem nonsensical to us; or, say things that leave us exasperated, confused, frustrated, and sometimes angry.
The words they say often cause us to react negatively.
The issue: are you really listening to the person living with dementia? Or, are you immediately reacting, or overreacting to their words?
Once I took the giant step to the left and entered Alzheimer's World the words my mother was saying took on a new and entirely different meaning for me.
I actually started listening to her instead of over reacting.
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- Learning How to Communicate with Someone Suffering From Alzheimer's Disease
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