Care recipient (cr) lives with young children

Try: Don’t expect a young child to help take care of or babysit cr make sure the child has time for his own interests and needs such as playing with friends going to school activities or doing homework be sure to spend time with the child so he doesn’t feel that all attention is on cr help the child understand the care giver’s cg feelings be honest about feelings when talking with a child but don’t overwhelm him

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support, Social

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Communication children child grandchildren grandchild memory loss cognitive impairment

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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