Invite friends and family over for a visit

Invite friends and family over for a visit

It can be nice to catch up and stay in touch with those close to the one you are caring for. Many people tend to isolate themselves when facing dementia. It can be wise to talk to the visitors about the situation beforehand, and limit the number of visitors and lengths of visits. To boost memory and make the person with dementia feel more comfortable, go over the names and faces of people you are meeting before they arrive.

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AAL supports the development of products and services that make a real difference to people’s lives - for those facing some of the challenges of ageing and for those who care for older people if they need help.

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