Alzheimer’s disease is one that has the ability to completely change your role in your family member’s life. This role reversal can be difficult at times, and the shocking reality that you are your parent’s primary caregiver can be daunting. The “unknown” that comes with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming. The group of people in this video have all gone through some form of dealing with Alzheimer’s in their family. Whether it was one parent or both parents, managing the responsibility, guilt, and emotional distress that this disease often creates is a job reserved only for the bravest and toughest of people.
Listen as these current and former family caregivers share their experiences on dealing with Alzheimer’s.Whizzco