Caregiver role in the mild stage:
Learn about dementia and the services that will be available as the condition progresses and both your needs change.
Caregiver role in the middle stage:
Caregiving role in the late stage:
Caregiving role in the end stage:
When supporting someone living with dementia, sometimes communication can become difficult. As the disease progresses and the brain changes, the ability of a person living with dementia to comprehend and process vocabulary may decrease. Learning how to communicate effectively with someone living with dementia can help with maintaining a connection and better outcomes. Here are 10 communications tips:
Be realistic about what you can expect of yourself, and recognize that taking care of yourself is the most important thing you can do as a caregiver. The good news is that you are not alone. We are here to help™. Contact us at The Dementia Society. We will provide you with information and support on your caregiving journey.