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Ginzler: Alzheimer's Caregiving

Understand the signs and get tips on coping.

Alzheimer's is really tough on families with loved ones who have the incurable disease. Unlike other progressive, debilitating conditions, Alzheimer's attacks the mind, while the body also diminishes. Dementia causes your loved one to gradually lose both short- and long-term memory, although short-term is generally the first to go. This means at some point, they won't be able to remember how to tie their shoes, brush their teeth, wash the dishes, or recall the names of their grandchildren. … Back to Article

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