Alzheimer’s

15 Things No One Tells You About Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 65 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s, and their family and friends must become caregivers. Experts share the 15 things no one tells you about the challenges—and rewards. Your loved one may do wildly inappropriate things Jacob Lund/Shutterstock “Sometimes people say and do things that are out of character,” says Ruth Drew, director of Information and …

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Dad With Alzheimer’s Runs To End Of Driveway Every Day To Meet His “Best Friend”

Anyone who has spent time caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease knows that the illness can hit hard, both physically and emotionally. As Alzheimer’s causes the patient’s health to fail, caregivers must begin doing more of the remembering and reminding than they did before, as well as complete more of the tasks the …

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