How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

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How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

They live in constant fear!  33 Things People Affected by Alzheimer’s Wish Others Understood

33 Things People Affected by Alzheimer's Wish Others Understood

People with loved ones who have Alzheimer's disease talk about the biggest challenges, and what they wish others understood about the scary condition.

I wish people understood the unique experience of grief and loss that comes with Alzheimer’s. My dad was 63 when he was diagnosed, and we’ve been living the loss of him for three years now, even though he is still in our presence. I can still hold my dad’s hand, but I miss him every day.”

33 Things People Affected by Alzheimer's Wish Others Understood

"Do not ask me to remember, don't try to make me understand.  Let me rest and know you're with me, kiss my cheek and hold my hand..."    How to Care for a Person With Alzheimer's Disease  http://www.agingcare.com/139990                                                                                                                                                      More

"Do not ask me to remember" Beautiful poem that reminds us even though someone may forget us, doesn't mean we should forget them.

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