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You Can Still Celebrate Father's Day When Your Dad Has Dementia

Give Your Dad the Best Father’s Day Gift that Your Can: Your Attention

OlderManCreditmikhail-rakityanskiy-415620-unsplashAs years go by, most of us gain–or attempt to gain–perspective. By retelling personal stories, elders are often, consciously or subconsciously, trying to reframe their life from the perspective of time. If we give them the gift of attentive listening, we may find their stories more interesting and even learn something new about them. Since an elder’s history is part of our own, we might learn something new about ourselves, too. This mutually beneficial activity is the perfect gift for dads this Father’s Day.

Read the full article on Agingcare about how to celebrate Father's Day with your dad:

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