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An older woman and her adult daughter hug each other and smile as they connect better through effective dementia communication skills.

Dementia Communication: 5 Things You Should Never Say

Have you ever said the wrong thing? Perhaps your objective was to compliment a friend on her new haircut, but you came across sounding like you were criticizing her previous hairstyle. Choosing our words carefully is always important, but even more so when speaking with someone with dementia. The words we say and the way we say them can significantly impact the person’s emotional well-being and quality of life, making effective dementia communication crucial.

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