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 What You Can Do To Help Series 6- Loss of communication words
 Here are some useful tips on what you can do to help your loved one in communicating their needs. All meaningful language except for outbursts of emotion is lost: 1. Make sure that your loved one’s basic needs are met at this point
 How to Talk with the Doctor
 How to Communicate with the Doctor One main concern caregivers have is for communicating with their loved one’s doctor. Doctors have very busy schedules, so be sure you allow him/her to focus on treating your loved one during yo
 Getting Ready for the Doctor Appointment
 Make the Proper Arrangements to Speak to the Doctor(s) (1) You need to think about what would be the best arrangements for you to be able speak to the doctor without interruptions. (2) If you plan to take your
 Communicating with Paid Help
 Communicating with Paid Help (1) Paid help can help you or your loved one stay home as long as possible. Different home care providers offer different services. So, ask what your care provider can and can't do. Here are some tips on wor
 How Communication Changes in Persons with Dementia
 How Communication Changes in Persons with Dementia: * The person may repeat familiar words because he/she can’t find the right word. * The person may speak less due to the new difficulty of communicating his needs and feel
 How to Talk to Someone with Dementia
 How to Talk to Someone with Memory Problems When your loved one cannot understand what is being said, or cannot find the words to express thoughts, it can be frustrating and embarrassing for everyone involved. Because your rela
 7 Things You Need to Consider for Assertive Communication
 7 Things You Need to Consider for Assertive Communication: (1) Examine your rights: What do you want or need and what are your feelings about the situation? Make sure to use "I statement."
 Practical Tips You Can Use When Speaking with your Loved One
 Practical Tips You Can Use When Speaking with your Loved One (1) Getting the person’s attention: You can do this with eye contact and by calling him/her by his/her first name before you begin speaking. (2) K
 Tips for Nonverbal Communication
 Tips for Nonverbal Communication Your loved one may not be able to remember certain words, but he or she should be able to read your body language to see what you are feeling. * Walk up to your loved one from the front, slow
 What You Can Do To Help Series 1 -Speaking
 Here are some useful tips on what you can do to help your loved one in communicating their needs. When Your Loved One is Having Difficulty Saying Words and Sentences: 1. Help, comfort, reassure, and be supportive 2. Gently
 What You Can Do To Help Series 2- Understanding
 Here are some useful tips on what you can do to help your loved one in communicating their needs. When Your Loved One is Having Trouble Understanding What You Said, or What They Read: 1. Ask him or her to explain what was said or rea
 What You Can Do To Help Series 3- Focusing
 Here are some useful tips on what you can do to help your loved one in communicating their needs. When your loved one cannot focus: 1. Call him or her by their preferred name 2. Put yourself in front of him or her and m
 What You Can Do To Help Series 4- Naming objects, events, and people
 Here are some useful tips on what you can do to help your loved one in communicating their needs. Difficulty naming objects, events and people:
 What You Can Do To Help Series 5- Irrelevant comments
 Makes comments that seem irrelevant or don’t make sense at all Persons with dementia who are confused or unable to understand a situation may make irrelevant or illogical comments. This can also be caused by a number of different medical conditi
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