Communicating Effectively With Givers of Care
By: Genus Editorial Staff
If you are involved in caring for a family or friend in need, maybe suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s, or perhaps handicapped physically, you already know how challenging this can be. It isn’t unusual for our persons of care to resist us and feel like we are “bossing them around”.
This can be so frustrating for caregivers. It’s not like we want to have to tell our loved ones what to do. We are forced to do so. How can we communicate with our loved ones in a way that perhaps will help them maintain more dignity?
Check out this article from Psychology Today that provides some excellent tips for dealing with this situation.