6 Tips for Talking to Someone You Think Has a Memory Problem

It may be challenging to communicate with an older adult who has memory loss associated with aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.  There are a lot of reasons that these discussions can be hard for families to have but knowing a few strategies can help.

  • Think about the best time to have the conversation.

  • Know that the conversation may not go as planned.

  • Have the conversation early and do not ignore the warning signs
  • Have a specific plan for how you will start the conversation

  • You need to understand that the person you are trying to talk to is going to tell you they are fine
  • Offer Your Support

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