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Alzheimer's caregiving: Day-to-day challenges

Bath time, mealtime, and bedtime are among the hardest parts of the day. Here are some ways to get through them.

Alzheimer's disease has a profound emotional impact on the family members who must cope with a loved one's irrevocable decline. There are many legal and financial issues that need to be addressed as quickly as possible, but family members often report that the day-to-day challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's weigh far more heavily.

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