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Gary Barg

Top Ten lessons I learned from my grandfather after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis

  1. How nice it is to hold hands with those that you love - at any age
  2. A kiss and a smile get a lot better results than frowning and yelling
  3. Even the strongest get scared and need hugs
  4. The most important part of any conversation is in the simple human interaction
  5. Listening to a loved one with all of your heart is great medicine
  6. With a senior loved one, respect is never not an option
  7. You can conquer more fear with understanding than argument
  8. Never forget the importance of being able to laugh together
  9. The true meaning of the word - family
  10. Love is always the answer

What have you learned while caring for your loved one?


Gary Barg


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