The Language of Dementia – PWD & PWoD?

By |2017-06-10T18:10:37+00:00August 31st, 2016|Senior Care, Health Care|

There’s been more discussion lately about the stigma of dementia and Alzheimer’s. The stigma takes root in the language we use, which shapes what we believe and then affects how we treat people with dementia. Oftentimes, the media (unknowingly) will use “Alzheimer’s victim ” or the “dementia sufferer .” The unintended result of this language [...]