Tips for conversations with people who have dementia

Tips for conversations with people who have dementia

Tips for conversations with people who have dementia

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DD Farmer #1, Feb. 2023

Shannon Braun, director of ERS' Center for Memory Support and Inclusion, recently spoke with DD Farmer, household coordinator at Deupree Cottages, to learn her suggestions for ways to have pleasant conversations with people who are living with dementia.

Suggestions from DD Farmer and Shannon Braun

Among tips you'll see in this video of their conversation are the "3Rs" — helping them feel they are Right, Reassuring them, and finally, Redirecting the conversation.

Another helpful tip is use of Improv strategies, and also, using your imagination to find solutions to the struggle the person living with dementia is facing.

Here's the video.

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Kristin Davenport

Kristin Davenport

Kristin Davenport is the Director of Communications for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Kristin leads ERS’s efforts to share stories that delight and inspire through social media, online content, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, public re... Read More >

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