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Living With the Parents I’m Losing to Alzheimer’s

As told to PAULA SPAN – MARCH 4, 2016 –NY Times |  In 2010, Elizabeth Wolf, then 30, was living in Vermont, working for a nonprofit and happily exploring new pursuits, from raising chickens to contra dancing. But after several disturbing phone calls from and about her parents, Louis and Nancy Brood, she moved back […]
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How to Make a Home Dementia-Friendly

  Making a home dementia-friendly protects the safety of your loved one and gives you a little more peace of mind. Do not wait for a safety problem to arise before acting; plan what changes you will need to make far in advance.     In addition to cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s causes problems with spatial […]
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Louise’s Caregiving Story

Louise has some advice for caregivers who are faced with moving a loved one to a nursing home. Read her story below about moving her mother with Alzheimer’s to an Alzheimer’s unit with specialized care:         “My name is Louise, and I live in a small town in South Central Illinois. My […]