Aging Life Care Association® Members on Overcoming Challenges and Resistance

A fiercely independent aging adult resisting help is challenging in itself. But combined with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, safety concerns, and family at a distance, this Aging Life Care Professional® had to be persistent and creative in her approach. Here, Aging Life Care Professional Amy Natt, MS, CSA, CMC describes how over time she was able to calm her client’s anger, fear, and mistrust and build a relationship of trust, comfort, and compassion.

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