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Emotional causes of Alzheimer’s | Dementia- my mom’s story

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Alzheimher’s has the unique distinction of being the only disease that makes you say goodbye twice. First you say goodbye to the person you love, then you say goodbye to a stranger. -Brains McGee in a YouTube comment of a video Recently I am seeing a consistent pattern in a few people with Alzheimer’s disease [...]

Finding happiness and meaning in caregiving, minimizing caregiver burnout

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Last year in May, I resigned from a relatively stable corporate job to care for my mother full time. My mom was hospitalized in February 2017 due acute hepatitis B (she was turning yellow with jaundice, wanted to sleep all the time and was losing energy and motivation).  By March, I took one month’s no [...]