On Becoming a Compassionate Caregiver
Valentine's Day When Your Spouse Doesn't Know You

Celebrating Special Occasions When a Loved One Has Dementia

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...For my parents, flowers and cards were always essential, especially on Valentine’s Day and their wedding anniversary. Sadly, after a failed brain surgery left my father with dementia, it was obvious that Dad could no longer actively participate in these celebrations. As my mom aged, she began experiencing some memory loss as well.

Continue reading on Agingcare for more about the painful experience of celebrating Valentines Day and other special occasions when a spouse or parent has dementia:

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