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Family Caregivers are the Heart of Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

CoupleePTjpUapDy7v6Jq...These statistics should make it glaringly obvious that family caregivers are indispensable to our nation as well as to the rest of the world. Without this so-called free care, global health systems would be in far worse trouble than they currently are. I am one of that army of caregivers. Over the span of two decades, I have provided primary care for a total of seven elders, four of whom had dementia of different types. Therefore, I know intimately the toll that years of caregiving for someone with dementia can take.

Read the full article on HealthCentral to learn more about family caregivers and how they support elder care, dementia care, and Alzheimer's care:

Carol is the Candid Caregiver

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