Communicating in Alzheimer’s World | Alzheimer’s Reading Room

In order to begin the process of dealing with communication in a world filled with Alzheimer’s you first need to make a simple important decision

Learning how to communicate with an Alzheimer's patient is an essential component of effective Alzheimer and dementia care.

— you want to decrease both your stress as caregiver, and the stress of the person living with Alzheimer’s disease.

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer’s Reading Room

You want to reduce stress. You want to change the dynamic.

You want to change for the better — you want and need to change the way things are.

After repeatedly correcting my mother, telling her she just ate, and watching her get frustrated or angry, I finally realized something had to change and that something was me.

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You might be wondering why I just repeated myself. Why? Because I believe it is necessary to get focused on what you want to accomplish, if you ever expect to accomplish.

It must become a deep and strong desire within you.

A goal.


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