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When both parents have dementia caregivers are really up against it

Many people - far more than we like to think about - are having to cope with not one, but both parents having at least one type of dementia. How do they handle such a challenge? As you can imagine, it's one of the biggest challenges in life they'll have to face.

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Excellent article. Caring for one adult with dementia can be challenging but having both with dementia is even more so. It's important for caregivers to reduce their risk of burnout - arrange respite and other forms of assistance to give you a rest.
Kevin

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