When talking to someone with any kind of dementia
- Never argue: agree.
- Never try to reason: distract.
- Never shame: change the subject. No one is perfect.
- Never lecture: reassure
- Try not to say: ‘Do you remember?’ Reminisce rather.
I was one of the fortunate women who was blessed with a special relationship my husband, who remained my best friend; a man full of love and quiet wisdom who accompanied and supported me through the ups and downs of our lives. I am trying to move on.