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Avoid These 9 Mistakes When Caregiving for Someone Living With Alzheimer's

FrustrationArgue-iStock-476249342-2Most of us who have cared for someone living with dementia have tried our best to determine how best to provide that care. We research. We try putting ourselves in their place. We do our best to be patient because we understand that they can’t help their having the disease. Still, we are human and we make mistakes. While we shouldn’t wallow in guilt when we do make mistakes as a care partner, there are situations that we should try extra hard to avoid. Here are nine of them.

View slideshow on HealthCentral about mistakes that we should try to avoid when we can for someone living with dementia:

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