I need to print this out and wall paper my house with it. I get so frustrated and I know I don’t always approach Mom from this standpoint. I definitely struggle daily.

Alzheimer's Speaks Blog

10 Things to Keep in Mind

When Dealing with Someone with Dementia

Author unknown

  1. Never Argue – Always Agree
  2. Never reason – Always Divert
  3. Never Lecture – Always Assure
  4. Never Say “Remember” – Always Reminisce
  5. Never Say “I Told You So” – Always Repeat
  6. Never Say “Can’t” – Always “Do What You Can”
  7. Never Demand – Always Suggest or Model
  8. Never condescend – Always Encourage
  9. Never Force – Always Reinforce
  10. Never Take Over – Always Ask Permission and Invite Their Participation

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About stommieblu

A 40 something daughter whose Mother died of Alzheimer's Disease. I plan on using this as a place to vent my frustrations and sadness. And I probably will post other stuff.
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