Dealing with Family Conflict Caused by Alzheimer’s

Shortly after her father passed away, Valerie’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

“When it became apparent that there was something wrong with my mother, my brother told me, ‘I’m sorry, but I’m done with her. I don’t know what happened between them, but he was true to his word. He was really scarce with his visits. I am really alone in this endeavor to take care of Mom. Alzheimer’s has broken up my family.”

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Only when families work together as a team can their loved ones with Alzheimer’s receive the best love and care possible. Remember that regardless of your past history or current situation, all relationships are a work-in-progress. Envisioning how efforts to make amends will ultimately benefit everyone and can help steer you and your family members on a path toward reconciliation.

For more information or to get answers to your questions, please contact your Home Instead Senior Care office serving The Greater Worcester County and MetroWest MA Areas.

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