Care recipient (cr) likes going out but has trouble communicating or may need help from a store clerk or restaurant staff

Try: Use a business size card to tell others about cr cr’s disease illness disability here is some sample text that could be used on the card my family member has __ he she might say or do things that are unexpected thank you for your understanding

Materials: Pen business size card

Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Medical Physical, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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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: Outings day trips trouble communicating store clerks restaurant staff

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

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