Faith and Alzheimer’s: How Can a Loving God Allow This?
Reversing Memory Loss: Non-Drug Approach

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Brings Unwelcome Remarks from Acquaintances

TreereflectionDear Carol: My husband is 57 and he has been diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease. We are both devastated but are trying to make the best of something that can’t be made pretty. One thing we are facing is how to respond to people’s remarks when we tell them the news. Their reactions range from “I’m so sorry” or “that’s terrible” which we find kind of comforting, to a pep talk about how people can still live great lives for years to come before the symptoms become bad. I know that in general people don’t know what to say so they opt for being positive, but this diagnosis is a real blow and we aren’t ready for positive thinking yet. How do we respond to people who act like it’s no big deal? SB

Continue reading on Inforum about the response to an Alzheimer's diagnosis:

Find local resources for walk-in tubs:

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook

“I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.”  Craig William Dayton, Film Composer


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.