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My mother, Margaret, died in 1967 after suffering from vascular dementia, and my sister, Patricia,died in 2013 after battling dementia. Since 1967, I have been an active caregiver for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.I offer pastoral care for residents in our Memory Care and other residents. Since 2008 I have been a facilitator of Alzheimer’s support group for the community. I co-authored the book, No Act of Love Is  Ever Wasted, which has helped many caregivers across the country.

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My older (by one year) sister, Lucyann, now 60, was diagnosed when she was 58.  She was a well-liked (by peers and students) professor, a great daughter and the best sister anyone could have.  She cared for my dad during the last 10 years of his life, while she was still teaching and/or working at the university, until his death about four years ago.  During the last three years, we started to notice that she was angry a lot, particularly with my Mom, for whom she had absolutely no patience.  She would not go to work and claimed headaches and/or mig

My mother-in-law has had Alzheimer's for quite a few years and although she has a lot of family support, it is difficult caring for someone with dementia and watching the disease take its toll. I took care of my father with Parkinson's Disease and dementia. I would not have traded the memories or time I have spent assisting them both with their daily needs.

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