Caring for a Spouse With Alzheimer's

Being a caregiver to one’s spouse can be trying — especially if it comes well before the golden years.

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“They say you go through a grief process—anger, denial, all of those things, and what’s been funny is I have just become realistic about it and the reason is because of my kids,” she said. “I can’t live in denial. I really had to put a lot of emotion away just because I can’t sit around all day feeling sorry for him and for me. I have to pay all the bills, keep the kids and the house organized, work full-time, and I don’t have time to go through all those things like you do when it’s an older parent or older spouse.”

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