Tips to Improve Empathetic Care Practices

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jan 24, 2022 3:00:00 PM

Empathy is being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes for a while so you can imagine what they are going through, leading to a deeper understanding of their feelings and behaviors. 

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Dementia Live, Empathetic Listening, dementia care training, Communication Skills Training

How to Listen to a Grieving Friend

Posted by Ann Catlin on Aug 29, 2019 10:00:01 AM

In recognition of Grief Awareness Day August 30, here are five tips for how to listen when someone you know is grieving.

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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, compassionate touch, Grief, Empathetic Listening, communication, touch

How to Improve Communications via Empathetic Listening

Posted by Pam Brandon on Nov 21, 2017 11:12:56 AM

Empathetic listening is defined as a method via which you can prevent or manage disruptive or challenging behaviors.  Caregivers can benefit from practicing empathetic listening, especially with people living with dementia.   The result will be improved communications and reduced stress for both care partners.

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, Senior Care, dementia, Caregiver, caregivers, Dementia Live, leadership, Stress, Empathetic Listening, Caregiver Tools

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