Information for Professionals: Tips for Communicating with Older Patients

Given the COVID-19 outbreak, many medical practices are communicating with patients in different ways, like telehealth. This makes good communication even more important between health care teams and older patients.  There are many ways that professionals can improve their communication…

Encouraging Communication in a Person with Alzheimer’s

Communication can be hard for people with Alzheimer’s disease because they have trouble remembering things. They may struggle to find words or forget what they want to say. You can help make things easier by staying calm and patient. Steps you can…

Make communication easier for a person with Alzheimer’s disease

Check out these 5 tips to make communication easier between you and a person with Alzheimer’s: Make eye contact and call the person by name Be aware of your tone, how loud your voice is, how you look at the…

Talking with Children about Alzheimer’s disease

When a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. Talking with children is important. How much and what kind of information you share depends on the child’s age and relationship to the…