Care recipient (cr) has memory loss or cognitive issues and isn’t as sexually active or intimate as he used to be with his partner

Try: Talk with a doctor social worker or clergy member about these changes it may feel awkward to talk about such personal issues but it can help talk about concerns in a support group think more about the positive parts of the relationship get more

Materials: Books articles and dvds videos

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Sexuality Intimacy, Social, Gender, Male, Female, 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: Some books articles and dvds videos can help in understanding cr’s condition and how it affects intimacy

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: Sex sexuality intimacy relationships marriage communication

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

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