- Don't do everything for me.
- Listen carefully and figure out the feelings behind what I am saying.
- Don't nag me. Create a checklist for me that helps me remember. The rest of the world has to use check lists also.
- Enjoy my personality—I am not the disease of Alzheimer's.
- Plan outings with me and don’t be embarrassed by whatever I do or say in public.
- Give me visual clues for memory including a calendar.
- Sing and joke with me.
- Bring me into your world.
- Say one thought at a time.