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ValentinesDayThis Valentine's Day, millions of spouses will be masking their pain as they struggle to celebrate a day dedicated to love. Their husband or wife who has dementia either doesn't understand what the day is about or, worse yet, doesn't recognize them for who they are. In a previous post, I wrote about my own pain as I, the family caregiver, helped my parents go through the motions of celebrating special days,

Continue reading on HealthCentral for thoughts about how we "celebrate" holidays with loved ones who don't know us: 

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