I Take Care of People With Alzheimers Disease

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8 People

    It is a blessing to take care of people with

    Alzheimer's because I am learning from them. The residents that I care for has impacted my life in such a positive way. I learned to not take my life for granted and be appreciative for what I do have. Instead of treating the residents like a child, I encourage them. They are so...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    I dont know where to begin,

    she ... Its so much . I dont know what , its so , ... Can someone talk to me about this im losing it, im taking care of her right now too
    jangofett56037 jangofett56037
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    My Angry Aunt With Alzheimer's...

    Well, it would not be so bad if she just had Alzheimer's. She also has CHF, Congestive Heart failure and a blood clot in her leg. She's 82 years old, but she gets around with a walker very well. Iv'e never seen someone addicted to water. The Dr. has restricted her to 42 ounces...
    whereismyharmony whereismyharmony
    Jan 1, 2011

    Brother's Birthday

    If any of you read my stories on a regular basis, you know by now that I take care of an old man afflicted with Alzheimer's. We have managed to get into an almost flawless routine which allows me to make him as comfortable as possible. He knows me by now as Bear, the guy who...
    Topbear Topbear
    61-65, M
    4 Responses May 19, 2011

    I put off going to school

    and quit my job 3 years ago to take care of my grandmother, who has very advanced dementia due to a massive stroke. This has been the most awful thing I've ever experienced, watching her become a shell of the grandmother I knew. I'm so thankful that I can care for her, but it's...
    bamabuttercup8 bamabuttercup8
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 12, 2014
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