Good communication benefits the person with dementia, as well as you, the caregiver. Not only is communication a rewarding endeavor in itself, as it provides ways to share experiences, thoughts, and feelings, but successful communication can also have a myriad of other benefits.
For example, effective communication can:
An individual with dementia’s ability to process verbal information declines with the progression of the diseases, making the way caregivers communicate with them, both verbally and nonverbally, all the more important.
This guide will teach you different ways to communicate with your loved one. Main sections will discuss: