It’s difficult to witness a loved one progressing through memory loss, most often seen in the form of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, as it gets worse over time. Forgetfulness strikes imposing severe ailments not only in their life, but the lives of those around them.
If you are around elderly loved ones regularly, you know that communicating with them is often difficult. Sometimes it feels impossible. A useful communication tool many of us need to be reminded of...or introduced to...is “active listening.”
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