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Communication and Dementia: 7 Strategies for Success

Posted by Carly Blanchett on Aug 23, 2018 1:18:09 PM

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.

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Topics: caregivers, memory care, dementia, early dementia, alzheimers, memory loss, emotions, communication, nonverbal communication, americare senior living, americare, progressive

Active Listening:  An Important Tool When Communicating with Elders

Posted by JJ Mummert, Contributing Blogger/Writer on Jan 8, 2018 10:57:27 AM

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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Topics: communicating with elders, nonverbal communication, eye contact, americare senior living, listening, active listening,, assisted living, independent living, memory care, best friends approach, americare

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