Vocalo Daily Snippet: Alzheimer's 101 - Therapeutic fibbing

February 26, 2010

So, Tom has a bit where he cold-calls folks who have listed community events in the NWI Times-- a fish-fry at the VFW hall, story time at the local library.‚  Today he called Leona Bachan of Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, which is offering some classes for caregivers. The advice she gave was‚  sad and fascinating:‚  Do not try to correct someone with Alzheimer's.‚  They've regressed to an earlier point in their life.‚  They won't believe what you've told them.‚  They'll forget it, but they may stay upset by it. SNIPPET_Alzheimers 101 w Leona Bachan_Tom_-_interview_dw_FAMILY, Bachan works 4 Alzh and Dementia Svcs of N Ind
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