Category: Dementia Care

Patience.

I’ll be the first to admit— I’m not a patient person. I never have been. My mom often says, “You’re so patient with older people.

Sock Puppets.

I think there’s a lot that we can learn from people with dementia, especially those who don’t communicate in normal ways. I’ve blogged about a

They're so cute!

“I used to teach kids older than this, though, five or six-year-olds, kids getting ready for kindergarten. But these are so cute! Practically in diapers!”

Shh, he's sleeping.

We have a couple residents who don’t speak much, if at all. We also have a “baby station” that is set up to look like

Aphasia.

One of my favorite residents has aphasia, which essentially means she can’t communicate verbally. I also refer to this as “nonverbal,” because she does try

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