Can Lying to Someone Living with Dementia be Therapeutic and Compassionate; and Not Morally Wrong?

Many caregivers wonder whether it’s OK to lie to someone living with Alzheimer’s or another kind of dementia. When they realize that trying to convince them of the truth isn’t working. Many years ago, it was thought that strict reality orientation should be [...]

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Free Downloadable Poster Using Icons and Phonetics to Communicate

After a 12 month stay in Long-term Care fighting Alzheimers. With tons of yellow stickies all over the wall, I created the above poster. To help  improve the communication between a Resident who does not speak English and Staff. What [...]