Keeping the Conversation Going


July 27, 2015
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By Natalie Kunkel, CTRS, CDP

I am often asked “how do I make [mom] talk?” The first problem is that the person asking the question is trying to make the person with dementia communicate on their terms. We not only have to change our expectations but we have to change the way we communicate to hold the connection. Some tips for creating communication:


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