Food for thought for the passionate Alzheimer's caregiver.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
Knowing that the day is coming when your loved one -- won't know you-- is the most horrific feeling of them all for an Alzheimer's caregiver.
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Once I accepted the harsh reality that my mother was living with Alzheimer's I made a simple straightforward decision -- Dotty and I would live our lives as we always had.
One of the things that makes Alzheimer's different is that is impossible to know at what rate any given patient will experience cognitive decline. This state of "unknowing" is disconcerting to Alzheimer's caregivers.
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+Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR). Bob is a recognized expert, writer, speaker, and influencer in the Alzheimer's and Dementia Community worldwide. The ARR Knowledge Base contains more than 4,800 articles. Bob lives in Delray Beach, FL.Original content the Alzheimer's Reading Room