A simple proposition, does touch (tactile communication) benefit patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease?
"Alzheimer's Communication Tip -- Touching Foreheads and Kindness"
"The Importance of Touch and Kindness in Dementia Care"
"Alzheimer's Tries to Kill Everyone It Touches"
Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room
The Importance of Touch and Kindness in Dementia Care
One of the biggest challenges Alzheimer's Caregivers face is how to communicate effectively with someone living with Alzheimer's disease. This challenge is particularly difficult when a person living with dementia becomes nasty and mean.