What most people don’t know is that hearing impaired people are often mistaken for being stand offish or rude.  What they don’t understand is that these folks often depend on face to face communication or lip reading to be able to hold a conversation. Recently a friend of mine was mistaken for being stand offish.  […]

Visiting parents or family members with advanced cognitive decline may be somewhat disconcerting at best and requires some advance planning.  Often family members leave a visit feeling lost and confused because they weren’t able to effectively communicate to their loved one.  Verbal communication is not necessarily the only means to effective visitation practices.  Conducting an […]