How to talk to your kids about their grandparent’s dementia

Written by: Nira Rittenberg | Source:

“My dad’s dementia has recently changed, and he’s become quite different over the last while. Until now, I haven’t said anything to my young kids (ages eight and 11), but it seems now I will have to explain something.
Signed, have to do it?”

Nira Rittenberg, an occupational therapist who specializes in geriatrics and dementia care at Baycrest Health Sciences Centre and in private practice, gives her advice to “have to do it” in today’s edition of

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