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I think one of the hardest tasks of love for a caregiver to an Alzheimer's patient, is trying to help them maintain their dignity. more

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I hope the researchers hear what I have to say, Because I know what caused your dementia to this day; more

Jun 22, 2017 1:00 AM CareVerses

Caring for a person with a debilitating illness is often challenging. It becomes all the more difficult when the person is in the throes of Alzheimer’s disease more

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Don't think Alzheimer's experts know any more than you about Alzheimer's behaviors. They don't. more

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Some people are able to continue driving in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but it requires ongoing evaluation to ensure safety. more

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Inevitable as the progression of the disease itself, hospitalization will happen to a person with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. more

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You will no doubt have many questions to ponder as you decide upon the prospects of leaving a loved one in the early stages of dementia home alone more

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Traveling long distances with a person in the early stage of dementia may still be quite enjoyable. As dementia advances, however, traveling becomes unpredictable as the person becomes more confusing. more

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Virtually no one wants to either live in a nursing home or place a loved one in such a facility. more

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"Do you know where my husband is?  Because he's a good one and I'd hate to lose him."  This is her third husband, so Holly, my 80-something-year-old patient, has room to judge. more

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I decided to write this article to provide some tips to the wonderful people who are caring for caregivers. more

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Travel poses special problems for people with dementing illnesses, for example, Alzheimer's disease, multi-infarct dementia, Parkinson's disease, Pick's disease, or injury that results in disabling intellectual impairment. more

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Help a loved one living with dementia by finding activities that you both can enjoy. more

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Of course, there’s nothing remotely funny about the disease itself. There are, however, funny situations that will occur. more

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Orange marmalade is alright. Not my favorite. more

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It’s hard to say when it happened but I knew Your memory had started to fade and something was different about you more

May 31, 2017 1:08 PM CareVerses

At last night's meeting there was a lot of talk about guilt...guilt about getting angry, not wanting to spend time with a family member with dementia... more

May 31, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

I am inclined to talk about something that many who are not family caregivers do not understand—caregiver humor. more

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To you who shared this journey with B and me – Who delivered care with gentle, open hearts. more

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Looking into your eyes I can sense that you are slowly leaving me When I look into your eyes here is what I can see… more

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