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Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease is a difficult job, one that can cause caregivers a great amount of stress. However, if you love someone with dementia, you know that the position can also bring joy into your life and be extremely rewarding if you remember a few simple things.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are 20 things to remember when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.
Caregiving and Loving Someone with Dementia
In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, author Mara Botonis shares a few words with us about loving someone with Alzheimer’s disease and how to stay connected with a loved one despite the progression of dementia.
Learn more about her Valentine’s Day promise to a loved one with Alzheimer’s.
A Promise to a Loved One with Alzheimer’s
I will always love you. The way I feel about you is based upon all of our experiences, history and all of our memories over the years that make up the unique story of our relationship.
Honestly, it does break my heart Read more