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Advice to Caregivers: Reassure and Don’t Argue

By Crisis Prevention Institute | Posted on 01.12.2011 | 0 comments
An article in the Winston-Salem Journal provides Alzheimer’s patient caregivers and families advice on dealing with related behaviors. The information was provided by local physicians, including Dr. Beverly Jones, who says it’s important to remember that “family members simply cannot recognize how severe memory loss is. They see the same person on the outside and just can’t comprehend how different they are on the inside.”

Among the tips: Set up a no-argue zone, keep communication short and direct, don’t correct everything, and don’t take away what the Alzheimer’s patient can do.

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