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Handling the heartbreak of "I want to go home"

My parents each had different forms of dementia, but fortunately, they didn't ask to go home. However, since I was a daily visitor to their care center, I heard the plea from many others. I didn't even know some of the people, but it was a heartbreaker just the same. Most of the people wanting to "go home" had Alzheimer's disease.

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