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Dementia Care: Effective Communication Strategies
February 10 at 6pm
Communication is more than just talking and listening — it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join Rick Abbot and Maria Tomasetti from the Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s and other dementias, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate in the early, middle, and late stages.
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