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Handling the enormity of Alzheimer’s Caregiving

No matter how much we love a grandmother, grandfather, mother, father, spouse, sister, brother, aunt, uncle or other family member afflicted with Alzheimer’s, there will be days when a loving caregiver will want to tear their hair out! Alzheimer’s takes a great toll on family members who grieve daily for the disappearing identity of the person afflicted with the disease. Moreover, the physical demands associated with this kind of patient care along with the fear of their loved one running away, getting lost, falling down, or burning the house down , erodes the caregiver’s health – both physical and mental. Don’t get sucked into the madness…Madness can be contagious.

Handling the enormity of Alzheimer’s Caregiving:

For more information on caregiving read my book, Changing Habits: The Caregivers' Total Workout. To listen to archived radio shows with guest experts visit Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show

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