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How to be a Friend to Those Impacted by Dementia

Posted by Brook Dickerson on Dec 3, 2015 10:29:14 AM

For 12 years I have worked with individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in three states – Arizona, Connecticut, and Tennessee. I have had the opportunity to facilitate groups, as well as visit as a guest presenter. I had that pleasure today to speak with a caregiver support group on the topic of “Sharing the Holidays with Someone with Dementia.” During the meeting a new participant shared his “story” of his wife’s diagnosis and their journey thus far with dementia.

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Tags: caregiving, caregiver, caregiver burnout, caregiver support, Dementia, health, isolation, seniors, socialization, socialtization

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