Alzheimer's Disease

8 Tips for Visiting an Alzheimer's Caregiver


Don't put off visiting

Should you talk about their loved one?

Asking open-ended questions

Knowledge is your friend

Feeling relaxed around someone with dementia

Acknowledging everyone's presence

Expect change

Providing longer term support

Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard wrote about Alzheimer's for HealthCentral. She has many years of experience in private and public sector nursing care homes for people with dementia. She has worked in a variety of hospital, public and private health settings and specialized in community nursing. Christine is qualified in group analytic psychotherapy, is registered in general and mental health nursing and has a Masters degree.