Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is challenging on so many levels. Their essence is disappearing before your eyes, and even your memory of their former vibrant self could start to fade. But there are some easy things you can do to capture your loved one’s spirit in a way you’ll never forget, says Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks and one of SharecareNow’s Top Ten Online Influencers in Alzheimer’s Disease. In this video, La Bey talks about what she did wrong and right with her mother and father, what to do now to preserve happy memories of your loved one, and how to find joy in the time you have left with him or her.
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