Coping with Alzheimer's

Coping with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is often more difficult for the patient's caregivers and loved ones than it is for the patient him or herself. Explore this page for spiritual resources to help bolster your strength as a caregiver, as well as insights on the wisdom of growing old gracefully.

Recommended Reading for Caregivers

These books will give you solutions, reassurance, and confidence-building support for your caregiving journey.

An Alzheimer's Support Group Story

For our writer, an Alzheimer's support group became a sacred place where he could tell strangers the things he couldn't say out loud to friends.

The Reluctant Caregiver

When relationships are strained, caregiving can be especially challenging.

Aging Body, Unchanging Spirit

Integrative medicine expert Andrew Weil talks about what we have to gain by embracing the aging process rather than fighting it.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Call your healthcare provider immediately if you think you may have a medical emergency. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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