"Sometimes ...I Feel Like I'm Losing Him"
Nick's father was a music teacher, composer, and concert pianist. Now he is 79, and suffers from dementia. Health issues kept him in and out of the hospital for a year. Finally one Sunday, he was well enough to visit his son's home.
Then he sat down at the piano
As Alzheimer's Progresses, Care Is More Difficult
Alzheimer's disease is relentless. As time passes, people who are affected become more confused and less self-sufficient. To keep loved ones safe, caregivers spend more and more time with patients. This is hard for caregivers with other responsibilities, like jobs and kids. It's hard on patients too, who can become more isolated and lonely.
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