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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
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and National Family Caregivers Month. In honor of the month, we’re sharing a list of the various ways to get involved with the cause.
Learn how to help educate, inform and support Alzheimer’s caregivers and disease education and prevention measures in the list below.
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month: How to Get Involved
November was designated National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month by former President Ronald Reagan in 1983. The goal was to help the public become more educated about the disease, which affected less than 2 million people Read more