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Communicating With a Person Who Has Dementia Takes Skill, Heart

Communicating with someone who has dementia can be an ever-changing challenge. But some things never change. One of those constants is that caregivers and friends must fully understand and accept that the person with dementia is not a child any sense of the word.  

Dementia may have robbed our friends or loved ones of their ability to understand their own environment, follow a sequence of directions or even understand how to use the toilet.

Read more on HealthCentral about communicating with someone who has dementia:

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