44 - Talking to Alzheimer's: Simple Ways to Connect When You Visit with a Family Member or Friend
Talking to Alzheimer's: Simple Ways to Connect When You Visit with a Family Member or Friend is a guide to communication with both people with Alzheimer’s and healthcare professionals.
The book is appropriate for any family struggling with serious communication issues, whether those issues are the result of stroke, surgery, disease, or an accident. Topics include methods of easing conversation during visits, reintroducing yourself to lifelong friends and even heartbreakers, such as dealing with refusals to eat or listening to tearful requests to be taken home. Talking to Alzheimer’s places emphasis kindness and maintaining dignity for all involved.