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Lewy Body Dementia From the Caregivers' View

Compassion: Preserving Sense Of Self Through Validation of Person Living With Dementia

CaregiverWomanI believe that all caregivers who practice any form of validation when caring for a person living with dementia aim for the same result. They want to help the person maintain their sense of self, and they want to lower the anxiety and stress that stems from the person living with dementia losing the ability to readily understand the world around them.

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