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Language Matters

The words we use not only affect those listening to us but affect how we view others and the situation. Changing your word choice from institutional to person-centered language will help you adapt your thought process and grow the culture of your community.

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Use a Strengths Based Approach

Strengths are what give us confidence and what give us a sense of ourselves and oftentimes a sense of purpose. When you are supporting someone who is living with dementia, it is important to identify what those skills are of that individual, help them celebrate those skills and find ways to display them.

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The Brain & Dementia

Understanding the brain and how the different lobes function is helpful to understanding dementia and the changes that you may see in those living with the condition.

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Welcome to Inspired Senior Care

I have had the honor of working with many amazing seniors and dementia care specialists over the past 14 years. I now am sharing all I’ve learned during that time through my Inspired Senior Care program. Each month I will be focusing on one of our Building Blocks of Quality Care in my blog. This first month, I will be providing an overview of the entire program. So let’s get started!

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