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Ways to Communicate with Alzheimer's



Having a loved one with a dementia already puts a lot of stress on family members and friends.  Having tools in how to communicate, can make life much easier.  Some suggestion are:
  • Identify yourself and call the person by name.


  • Use active listening (check out what they hear)


  • Keep sentences short and simple


  • Use repetition


  • Speak clearly


  • Keep terminology simple, avoiding jargon and acronyms


  • Use names and nouns instead of pronouns


  • Use concrete statements


  • Speak in a clear, even, normal tone


  • Wait for responses to questions


  • Don't attempt to finish the person's sentences for him or her


  • Use humor when appropriate
Duncanville Senior Home Healthcare. Caregivers Connection 4U provides Companionship, Personal Care, Geriatric Care Management, Home Care, Elder Care , Senior Housing, Caregivers to the following locations: Cedar Hill, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, Waxahachie, TX, surrounding areas. Geriatric Care Managing (Aging Life Care Specialist) and Senior Housing Choices 4U provides consulting in Dallas & Ft. Worth and surrounding areas, also San Antonio and Austin.