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 few of my residents with aphasia before, but there’s one in particular that always keeps me laughing. Truly, I’m laughing with her, because she’s always “telling” jokes. She has aphasia, which meansContinue reading “Sock Puppets.”

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 to communicate how she’s feeling through body language. She loves to dance, smile, and sometimes uses simple words like “yes” or “no”. She’s very pleasant and is almost always smilingContinue reading “Aphasia.”

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