More Tips for Handling a Request to Speak to Someone Who's Deceased
First and foremost, don’t try to change their mind or correct them. Their reality is much different then ours.
Redirect the conversation or use some interventions to direct their mind somewhere else.
When your loved one asks for someone who is no longer alive, explain they are at work, went to the store or out in the garden, etc.
Have someone pretend to be the person they’re asking for on the other line.