Care recipient (cr) needs help talking to his grandchildren about memory loss

Try: Answer a child’s questions simply and honestly for example try telling a young child grandma has an illness that makes it hard for her to remember things

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Social, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: To help family understand what care giver cg and cr are going through tell family how to get more information about cr’s condition s tell family what they can do to help let family know cg needs breaks

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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