10 doctors weighed in:
How do I treat my grandfather who got dementia?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree
In brief: With love & patience
Also, "the validation breakthrough" by naomi feil is a wonderful read, showing caregivers how they can interact successfully with people with dementia by avoiding reality orientation and instead focusing on underlying emotional needs.
Also, take good care of yourself in the process.

In brief: With love & patience
Also, "the validation breakthrough" by naomi feil is a wonderful read, showing caregivers how they can interact successfully with people with dementia by avoiding reality orientation and instead focusing on underlying emotional needs.
Also, take good care of yourself in the process.
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Thank
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Caregiver resources
In terms of resources for caregivers assisting with those with dementia, dr. Most compiled this list of resources with contributions from national and international neuropsychologists: http://cpancf.
Com/pdf/dementia%20resources%20for%20caregivers.Pdf.

In brief: Caregiver resources
In terms of resources for caregivers assisting with those with dementia, dr. Most compiled this list of resources with contributions from national and international neuropsychologists: http://cpancf.
Com/pdf/dementia%20resources%20for%20caregivers.Pdf.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Thank
Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Make sure fully evaluated for potentially reversible causes of confusion.
Id treatment should be directed toward the correct diagnosis. The commonly used drugs for ad are cholinesterase inhibitors like donepizil and namenda (memantine).

In brief: Depends
Make sure fully evaluated for potentially reversible causes of confusion.
Id treatment should be directed toward the correct diagnosis. The commonly used drugs for ad are cholinesterase inhibitors like donepizil and namenda (memantine).
Dr. Theresa Redling
Dr. Theresa Redling
Thank
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