language problems

  1. M

    Trying to communicate by numbers

    Has anyone experienced a PWD using numbers instead of words to communicate?
  2. Kikki21

    Language issues

    For some time now, I do fear that my mum is loosing the ability to speak English. I’m going to raise it up with her care home as English is not her first language. A lot of the time, she is refusing to speak it anyway & the other part of the time is that I think she can’t remember how to speak...
  3. M

    What to tell her ...

    My step mother has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. She lives on her own in Spain, cannot use a computer and is already hard of hearing so it’s not easy on the telephone. I am going over to see her but I have no idea where to start. She has little understanding of what is to come. Do I...
  4. H

    Loss of language

    Recently, when I have visited my mother, in a care home in the mid to late stages of mixed dementia, I and other family members have noticed a steep decline in her language - i.e she doesn't have the words for what she wants to say. I know this is to be expected, I just wonder how others have...