Old Friends Club
"How Therapeutic Fibbing and Diversion Can Help Loved Ones with Dementia and Alzheimer’s"
"...That’s why many caregivers and their advocates have come to embrace a practice they consider a less terrible thing to do: therapeutic fibbing, a euphemism that basically means lying to people with dementia or other cognitive impairment when it can give them calm or comfort."
Finding Joy in an Alzheimer’s Reality
“Sharing Your Diagnosis”
Sharing your diagnosis with others is an important step toward integrating Alzheimer's disease into your life. You may be hesitant to share your diagnosis with some people, given the impact such a disclosure may have for you. Keep this mantra in mind: Alzheimer's disease is not your fault.