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Dealing with cognitive impairment can bring out many strong emotions. As the disease progresses, caregiving issues can often ignite or magnify family conflicts. These strategies can help families cope with the situation together.
Tips for Families
Listen to each family member with respect
Discuss caregiving responsibilities
Continue to talk
Seek outside help
If tensions and disagreements are ongoing, you may want to seek help from a trusted third party, such as a spiritual leader, mediator or counselor. Sometimes, an outside perspective can help everyone take a step back and work through the difficult issues.
To schedule a Family Meeting or to get professional resource referrals, contact Next Step Senior Care Inc at
The content on this page is taken from https://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-family-conflicts.asp