A CAREGIVER'S JOURNEY
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A Caregiver's Journey shares the author's exepriences of personal struggles, emotional stress, and understanding needed when coping with a loved one suffering from the disease of dementia. It sheds light on understanding the reality that life as you once knew it has changed, especially psychologically. The most common illnesses under the umbrella of dementia are: Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA, Mini-stroke). The illness has an affect on both the loved one and the caregiver. This causes a need for great changes. In addition to these changes, the dementia patient needs to be understood and respected.
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