Jul 11, 2011

Are Alzheimer’s Caregivers the Forgotten Audio Comment

I meet and talk to Alzheimer's caregivers all the time. It is not unusual for them to tell me that as time goes on, and as Alzheimer's worsens, one by one their family and friends fade away. This is understandable -- Alzheimer's is scary and disconcerting. It is hard to accept, hard to understand, and hard to watch as it progresses.

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

It is not unusual for family and friends to undervalue or misunderstand what it is like to be an Alzheimer's caregiver. An Alzheimer's caregiver might vent to you or me about their difficult day; but, they rarely tell family and friends that they need help.

Well, somebody has to explain the situation to them.



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Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. The blog contains more than 2,800 articles with more than 602,100 links on the Internet. Bob lives in Delray Beach, FL.
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