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EXPERT'S TIPS
Navigating unchartered waters is difficult. Don't go it alone. Seek out support from family, friends, and other caregivers like yourself. Caregiver support groups are invaluable for providing new ways to cope and a forum for sharing your emotions without feeling guilt.

EXPERT'S TIPS
Della Frazier-Rios
Advisory Board
People with dementia often pickup on body language and tone of voice more than on what's actually being said. So speak slowly, with a relaxed tone & smile. It can make a BIG difference.

Getting Their Buy-In



Getting Their Buy-In

Here you'll learn the do's and don'ts of communicating with a person with dementia. You'll learn what to say and how to say it to get a person's buy-in and cooperation. Although this video was made for professional caregivers, these communication tips are essential for every caregiver.

This video clip is from the professional training DVD "Accepting the Challenge," produced by the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, Raleigh, NC.

TIP: Watch this video several times – it's chock full of essential information that can help reduce agitation in the person you care for.


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