By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
If you are like me, you probably felt like you could put everything you knew about Alzheimer's disease in a thimble the day you received the diagnosis.And, if you are like me, you probably realized over time that you developed some skills over the course of your life that would help you to deal with a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Print and tape to the wall. Follow the directions in the circle.
With this in mind, you will need to learn how to engage in new and different kinds of communication while interacting with someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease in order to remain sane.You can use some of the communication tools you developed over the course of your life that work; and then, you develop new communication tools that you use only while inAlzheimer's World.