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  • Sudden Stuttering in Elderly Adults For many seniors, a sudden onset of stuttering can be not just frustrating, but also concerning. It can be scary for them and startling for those around them. Sudden stuttering is usually the sign of a medical condition and working with a doctor to determine the underlying ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Communication Barriers When spending time with your elderly loved one, do you ever feel like you are struggling to understand one another? Or maybe you find it difficult to engage them in conversation at all? There are many challenges when communicating with an elderly patient. Some elderly ... Continue Reading
  • Aphasia Communication Tools Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read and write. The National Aphasia Association explains that aphasia is always due to some sort of brain injury. The most common aphasia-causing brain injury is ... Continue Reading
  • Transient Aphasia: Causes of Temporary Aphasia It’s an unnerving experience to lose your ability to communicate, but it’s not that uncommon. Aphasia can occur anytime the speech center of your brain is obstructed in some way. Permanent aphasia is the result of brain damage, while transient aphasia can be caused by any ... Continue Reading
  • Trapped In Your Own Mind: What It’s Like to Live With Aphasia Few people can truly imagine how difficult it would be to live a life unable to communicate with their loved ones. Unfortunately, there are some people who do not have to imagine. For the countless individuals living with aphasia, struggling to communicate even the simplest ... Continue Reading
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