Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. I am a caregiver for my mother with dementia and hope these tips I learned will help others.
Reflections on my experience with Alzheimer's disease in my family. My father lived for a dozen years with this disease, although it was undiagnosed until his autopsy.
For every one of these losses to the Alzheimer's victims, there are also losses to the relatives and caregivers. It is like watching a robbery in slow motion. Let it not steal our love.
Do you have someone in the family who is suffering from severe memory loss? Make a family album to help them remember the names and faces of their loved ones.