Video: How to Have a Conversation With a Person with Dementia

Conversation becomes much more difficult as dementia progresses. This can be very frustrating for both the person with dementia and the caregiver, but there are some simple strategies that can improve conversation. This 2-minute video provides some advice for how to initiate and structure a conversation with a person with dementia.

Video clips are from the professional training DVD "Accepting the Challenge," produced by the Alzheimers North Carolina, Inc., Raleigh, NC. Videos are used with permission. If you are interested in buying a copy of this or other videos, email