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'Virtual Dementia Tour' Increases Caregivers' Empathy: Part 2

Sensitivity Training for Caregivers: 'Virtual Dementia Tour' Part 1

VirtualDementiaTourPart1iStock-841169978Please wipe this mess off of my face. Please! 

Don't go so fast, I can't swallow! I'm not ready for a drink yet!

Is this bite going to be hot or cold?

                                    Sweet or bitter?

                                    Pureed meat or pudding?

                                   Please wipe my face!

There was an opportunity in town that, as a caregiver, I couldn’t pass up...

What sensitivity training isn’t

Sensitivity training cannot simulate the actual experience of living with dementia and isn’t intended to do so. 

Read Part 1 of my virtual sensitivity training on HealthCentral:

MedicareFAQ – Medicare Resource Center

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