The Unsung Heroes: Alzheimers Impact on Family Life

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Caregivers, the invisible casualties of Alzheimers. Emotionally, physically and financially drained, their needs remain unnoticed and untreated.  Its the early hours of the morning, late 2009 and all work has stopped. Confused and alone, an elderly lady oblivious to the time waits in the middle of the road. Puzzled as to why the car garage is not yet open, her mind like a stalled engine that won’t turn over. Her musings are interrupted by the sound of an unfamiliar voice. Startled but it’s only her elder son; “Come with me mum…read more