Caregiver.com: Helping Children Understand Alzheimer's

Date Sep-14-2003 | Topic: Dementia

(Caregiver.com)- Children are easily overwhelmed by what they do not understand. Due to their limited worldview, they often assume responsibility for problems that they have not created. They are deeply frightened at the prospect of losing someone that we love. They are troubled when they are not recognized by a loved one whom they have been close to. Children are not alone in these reactions: They generally find them more upsetting, however. This week's newsletter from Caregiver.com features a good article on explaining Alzheimer's Disease to children. To read the article, CLICK HERE!




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