Friday, December 23, 2011
In Alzheimer's World, Dotty is the person I always knew. Sure, her brain is sick. But, once I started treating Dotty like the person I always knew, she rewarded me by becoming kinder, gentler, and more cooperative.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
|Learning How to Communicate|
with Someone Suffering From Dementia
I'm not sure when I actually started to forget that Dotty lives with Alzheimer's.
Read the entire story here.
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Harvey is also one of the 15 million Alzheimer's caregivers.
Dotty spends about two hours a day with Harvey. Harvey is very good at getting information out of Dotty. For example, she might tell him she has a "splitting headache". Most Alzheimer's patients are not very good at communicating this kind of information.
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