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Suggested Language Guidelines When Talking About Dementia and People With Dementia
The_Sun_Still_Rises
Posted: Saturday, October 24, 2015 10:18 PM
Joined: 7/24/2015
Posts: 3029


This is from an organization in Australia, and offer a good starting point for helping to change the stigma and negative association of having dementia or Alzheimer's. What I really like about this paper, is that it gives the reasons why this language and not that language.

https://fightdementia.org.au/sites/default/files/full-language-guidelines.pdf



mom to 2
Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2015 8:45 PM
Joined: 9/8/2015
Posts: 38


I just came across this. Thanks for posting it!
 
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