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Last Updated: November 19, 2018
“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.” William Shakespeare penned those words hundreds of years ago, but for families and friends of caregivers, they still ring true today.
Caregivers selflessly give of their finances, hearts and time and ask for little or nothing in return. Take some time to say “thank you” to a caregiver this Thanksgiving, to let a caregiver in your life know they are appreciated and loved.
12 Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver
Caregiving can seem like a thankless job – a Read more
Last Updated: November 16, 2018
Although we are taught important life lessons every day, the most memorable come from those we love the most. Caring for a parent or senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease teaches us many great unexpected lessons — both as caregivers and family members — that leave a lasting impression on our lives.
The Top 25 Lessons Learned From Alzheimer’s Caregivers
We asked caregivers on our Facebook page what some of the most important lessons learned from loved ones with Alzheimer’s were.
1. Even though they may ask the same question numerous times, know that it’s important to