Most Alzheimer's caregivers will say that the act of caring for someone with dementia has a positive influence on their life. They change for the better. This is one of the little known positives that come from dementia care.
Alzheimer's Reading Room
The video below is excellent, and is moving. I suggest you listen to the tone of voice, notice the furrowed brows, and the serious looks on the faces.
This story and video should be shared widely in the Alzheimer's community, and it should be shared with the family and friends of Alzheimer's caregivers.
There is a lesson to be learned.
Read more in the New York Times online -- Life, With Dementia
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- What is Alzheimer's Disease?
- What is Dementia?
- What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
- Communicating in Alzheimer's World
- How the Loss of Memory Works in Alzheimer’s Disease, and How Understanding This Could Help You
Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room