Tam Cummings, Ph.D., Gerontologist
Author, Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families and Professionals
Understanding changes in vision, hearing and the damage to the brain means learning to adjust our behavior to the abilities of a person living with dementia. Recognizing how to approach a person living with dementia, how to have a conversation based on the person living with dementia’s capacity, and how to adjust our voice pitch and tone, body language will be addressed. Things we accidently do that trigger Fight, Flight, Flee or Fawn will also be discussed.