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PrayCreditben-white-146950-unsplashHow can faith help both caregivers and people with dementia get through something that makes no sense even to those who believe in a loving God - or maybe especially to those who believe in a loving God? Many people have asked me this question. My own spiritual beliefs have been vital to my caregiving life, but I wanted to give people more depth than I could provide on my own. With that in mind, I asked Dr. Benjamin Mast, a licensed clinical psychologist...

 

Read the full article on HealthCentral about how faith can help both the caregiver and the person living with dementia:

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Hi Cathy,
I'm so sorry about your strokes and your fall! I hope that you start feeling better from the most recent event. Here's a direct link to the article. I hope that it helps: https://www.healthcentral.com/article/faith-and-alzheimers
Take care,
Carol

I'm a little confused, and I can't find the article. My relationship with my my God as kept me grounded most times. I have accepted my fate. I address it with humor at times. I feel it gives it less power. I have had some mini strokes over the past few weeks and passed out on top of the steps and fell approximately 8 feet. Since then everything is worse. I would like to be connected to this, but I can't figure out how to do it. I thought I would post. Hopefully by doing so I can get connected. Tia, Cathy

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