Why Glimpses Through Dementia's Fog Can Surprise Caregivers

What People With Dementia Wish Their Caregivers Knew

MotherDaughteriStock-883054198 (1)People living with dementia are the only ones who really understand what it’s like to live with their form of the disease, whether it’s Alzheimer’s or another type such as frontotemporal (FTD) or Lewy body (LBD). Sadly, the ability to communicate becomes compromised by dementia. That being said, care partners can, if we take time to search out the meaning behind their words or actions, continue to improve the care provided. Here are some tips that can help you.

View this slideshow on HealthCentral to learn more about what people who live with dementia wish that their caregivers knew:

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