Care recipient (cr) is nearing the end of life and needs emotional comforting

Try: Try physical contact, holding hands a touch or a gentle massage, to make cr feel connected to those he she loves it can be very soothing before touching cr care giver cg should warm his her own hands by rubbing them together or running them under warm water

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological

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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: Emotional comfort connecting with others bed bound can’t talk end of life care bed side manner death dying touch holding hands

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

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