Joe’s Club Caregiver / Alzheimer’s Guide

Resource Guide

This guide has been created to help navigate the rough waters of Alzheimer’s and  Cargegiving. Modifed from it’s orginal from North Shore Senior Center with permisson.

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The 10 Commandments of Caregiving for Alzheimer’s

Always, Always, Always

AGREENever Argue

REDIRECTNever Try to Reason

DISTRACTNever Shame

REASSURENever Lecture

REMINISCENever Say “Remember?”

REPEATNever Say “I Already Told You”

SAY “DO WHAT YOU CAN”Never Say “You Can’t”

ASKNever Command

ENCOURAGE & PRAISENever Condescend

REINFORCENever Force

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