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Friday, February 12, 2010

Alzheimer's Reading Room: The Alzheimer's Hamster Within YOU


Here is the good news. You are the ONE that gets to decide. Stay on, or get off the wheel. The hamster has no choice. You do......

By Bob DeMarco


One of the most difficult tasks an Alzheimer's caregiver faces is the development of a new set of communications skills. Sooner or later the caregiver needs to come to an understanding that the way they have communicated in the past, before Alzheimer's, won't work in a world filled with Alzheimer's disease.

Change is difficult under any circumstance. It is even harder when you need to change something that you have been doing all day long throughout your life.

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Alzheimer's Reading Room: The Alzheimer's Hamster Within YOU