Mom Has Dementia and Is Lying About Me
Regaining Your Life After the Death of Your Care Receiver

When One Parent Dies the Other May Need a Caregiver

YoungwomanolderwomanLong-term marriages generally evolve into a support system so efficient that even adult children hardly notice changes in their parents. If Dad's hearing is poor, Mom becomes his ears. If Mom's arthritis is bad, Dad becomes her muscle. If one of them has memory loss, the other fills in the gaps so smoothly that it's barely noticeable to onlookers.

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