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Wheelchair10_Things_Not_to_Say_as_a_Caregiver_for_a_Person_Living_with_Dementia-iStock-879005182Providing care for someone who lives with any type of dementia — whether it’s Alzheimer’s, vascular, Lewy body or any of the myriad incarnations — can be intimidating. We watch helplessly as someone we love changes dramatically in how they view the world, and in the words and actions that they can understand. These changes can lead to situations where we unintentionally say and do things that make life harder for everyone involved.

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