10 Alzheimer’s Communication Tips
The way we communicate with and approach someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia can have a significant impact on behavior and disposition – positive or negative. Obviously, we want the outcome of any interaction to be positive. These 10 Communication Tips are good to keep handy as a reminder when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.
Never . . . Instead . . .
say “REMEMBER” REMINISCE
say “I TOLD YOU” REPEAT/REGROUP
say “YOU CAN’T” do what they CAN
Covenant Caregivers can give you a well-deserved respite by taking care of your loved one, for as little as 4 hours and up to 24/7. Give us a call and talk with a care coordinator about a schedule that fits your needs! We are always available at 601-856-5660.