Jan 27, 2015

The Lonely Alzheimer's Caregiver

Loneliness is a problem common to Alzheimer's caregivers. Rare is the Alzheimer's caregiver that doesn't feel lonely.

Lonliness Alzheimer's Reading Room

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's caregiver sometimes say...
  • They experience a general sense of emptiness.
  • They miss having people around.
  • They feel like they don't have enough friends.
  • They often feel abandoned. 
  • They miss having really good friends.
Do any of the above describe the way you sometimes feel?

Do you ever feel lonely or depressed?

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