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Caring for a loved one with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and memory loss can be challenging. Most of us will ask ourselves “Am I doing enough?,” “Am I doing too much?,” “Am I doing things right?” And also say, “I am so tired. Caregiving is overwhelming.” Loving someone with memory issues takes over our lives and may even affect our many other relationships.
You are not alone!
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