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Alzheimer's Disease

7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Visiting Someone with Dementia

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Don’t say do you remember?


Don’t Talk Around or Over Them


Take Your Cues from Body Language


Don’t Take It Personally


Don’t Assume You Are Not Being Understood


Don’t Say You Understand


Don’t Diminish Them


The Takeaway


Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack

@mindingourelder

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. This experience provided her with her foundation upon which she built her reputation as a columnist, author, blogger, and consultant. Carol is as passionate about supporting caregivers work through the diverse challenges in their often confusing role as she is about preserving the dignity of the person needing care. Find out much more about Carol at www.mindingourelders.com.

Carol also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.