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How Do You Tell A Person Living With Dementia With That Someone Has Died?

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...My friend can be forgiven for dragging her feet. Her mother has been told often that the brother was ill. It was new information to the mother each time. There was no reason for the daughter to think that the telling of her uncle's death was not going to shock her mother all over again. She seriously thought of not mentioning it. It's not as if a visit was expected. She asked me what I thought.

Read the full article on HealthCentral to learn some tips about how to deal with a close death when someone has dementia:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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