Did you ever wonder why most Alzheimer's patients stick like glue to their caregiver? Call out their name when they can't see them? Want to know where you are when they can't see you?
By +Bob DeMarco
+Alzheimer's Reading Room
When a person has Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia they are often difficult to understand. The behaviors they express are often difficult to accept.
It can be hard to deal with a person living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
It is hard to understand that a person can't remember. Harder to accept that when they can't remember, they will do things that are completely foreign to your frame of reference.
Each of us has emotions and feelings. Alzheimer's has a way of bringing out the worst of these feelings and emotions in us.
The challenge -- learning to deal with a person living with Alzheimer's on their own terms. Learning to deal with Alzheimer's disease.
Continue reading, Accepting Alzheimers, Coping in Alzheimers World, in the Alzheimer's Reading Room
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