Alzheimer's caregiver tips

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory thinking and behaviour. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Being a caregiver to an Alzheimer's patient requires communication skills and thorough language functions including speaking, reading, writing, and listening. To be a good caregiver you have to show a lot of love and care towards your Alzheimer's patient. You must understand the problems and challenges facing them and try to help solve them.

If they get into a problem never argue instead agree keep a friendly relationship. Never shame them when they are talking about their insecurities. Instead, trying to lighten the mood and talk about more positive topic. Keep a positive energy when interacting with your patient. Do not say I told you because that will upset them instead. Repeat or regroup your words. If you need them to do something never use force instead reinforce