Coping with communication challenges in Alzheimer's disease
Singular Pub. Group, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 211 pages
Focuses on general patterns of communication difficulty and some general principles and guidelines for enhancing communication with the person suffering dementia. The descriptions are clearly written, and the examples are realistic and familiar. Specific strategies are provided for dealing with communication difficulties and sustaining the Alzheimer's sufferer. Discusses essential sources of assistance and opportunities, including caregiver support groups.
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