Seniors Who Cannot Speak, VA Knoxville

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Does your senior loved one have a difficult time speaking or communicating? If so, you can look into ways to communicate with your aging loved one more effectively. Visiting Angels Knoxville breaks down a couple of ways you can try communicating with your loved one. 

Sometimes touch can make a difference. Visiting Angels Knoxville recommends touching your loved one while you are talking with them. You can gently place your hand on their hand, slowly brush their hair, or give them a gentle pat on the shoulder. Always let your loved one know that you are going to touch them, and always be on the lookout for any signs of discomfort. If your loved one is not comfortable with your touch, stop. 

To read the full article, you may visit how to communicate with a senior who can’t speak