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10 Things Not to Say as a Caregiver for a Person Living with Dementia

CaregiveriStock-879005182A dementia caregiver guide for navigating through delicate situations: Providing care for someone who lives with any type of dementia — whether it’s Alzheimer’s, vascular, Lewy body or any of the myriad incarnations — can be intimidating. We watch helplessly as someone we love changes dramatically in how they view the world, and in the words and actions that they can understand. These changes can lead to situations where we unintentionally say and do things that make life harder for everyone involved.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about things that we should avoid saying to our care partner who lives with dementia:

By #TheCandidCaregiver aka #CarolBradleyBursack

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