* 1. Using baby talk with an individual with dementia is a good strategy for increasing communication.

* 2. Reducing distractions can be helpful when you are trying to give instructions to your loved one with dementia.

* 3. A disruption in the routine of an individual with dementia can cause troublesome behaviors to surface or increase.

* 4. A bedridden, non-vocal individual with late stage dementia is incapable of understanding what you are saying.

* 5. A good strategy when trying to get your loved one with dementia to go to bed is to say something like, "It's 10:00 Grandpa, let's jump into bed."

* 6. Frustration is a common feeling that caregivers of individuals with dementia have.

* 7. Sometimes, your loved one with dementia will purposefully repeat questions over and over to "spite" you.

* 8. Being quiet when others are around is a common coping strategy for individuals with dementia.

* 9. As the disease progresses, your loved one with dementia may use a different word that sounds similar to the word he or she can't remember.

* 10. Which of these are symptoms of communication difficulties that your loved one with dementia may exhibit:

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