Friday, April 8, 2016

What You Must Know About Communicating With Alzheimer’s Patients

Communication with an Alzheimer’s patient can be incredibly difficult, especially when the condition is severe. Alzheimer’s patients require a tremendous amount of patience, understanding, and listening from those communicating with them.
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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it’s common to see these types of changes in patients diagnosed with the disease:
  • Using familiar words repeatedly
  • Inventing new words to describe familiar objects
  • Easily losing his or her train of thought
  • Reverting back to a native language
  • Having difficulty organizing words logically
  • Speaking less often
Do you or a loved one suffer from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

Does your loved one get lost frequently or have the urge to run away?

Are you considering memory care in Ann Arbor?

Our "Aging by Choice" philosophy allows a flexibility of options for our residents and their families; you choose what is best for you, and we make it possible. We’re confident in our ability to provide the best quality of care, the security, and the family atmosphere that you are seeking! We warmly invite you to see the difference we can make when your family shares life with our family.

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