how to talk to someone that has Alzheimer's disease

Communicating with Alzheimer’s

Communicating with Alzheimer’s is difficult, but don’t stop trying. Even more frustrating for the person with Alzheimer’s than the difficulty he is experiencing making his thoughts known to you is the thought that you have given up trying, or don’t want to communicate with him.

Holly Schmid and Bernice

Important Lessons from an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Early in my caregiving role for our family friend, Bernice, I could have used and surely would have welcomed some important lessons from an Alzheimer’s caregiver.