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Excuse me, how do I get my validation?

So, now that we’ve discovered what validation is and the principles behind it, the question is:  “How do we do it?” To validate someone is to show that what s/he is saying and feeling has meaning and deserves to be … Continue reading

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Did you remember to validate?

I saw this sign at a parking garage and had to chuckle because validation means something different to me than to most everyone at the parking garage. Validation is a concept developed by Naomi Feil.  It is a way of … Continue reading

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The #1 Dementia Don’t!

Don’t ARGUE! It always amazes me at the number of individuals that I come across who act as though arguing with someone with dementia is going to get them anywhere.  The mere fact that the person has dementia should indicate … Continue reading

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