Compassionate Communication – Learning a Language of Dignity

When someone has dementia, their language skills are impaired, making communication challenging for everyone concerned. In order to help them maintain their dignity and minimize stress, it is essential that caregivers learn to speak differently than they always did in the past. It is truly like learning a new language. Good communication skills and guidelines…

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Prepare for the Holidays with New Traditions

Holidays are full of families and traditions, but can be a challenge for families living with dementia. With a little planning and adjustments, the holidays can still be an enjoyable time for your family. Update others of your current status with a short note or phone call to briefly explain some of the changes visitors…

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