Think about the positive memories you can create with your family, while making the holidays easier on yourself and your parents. Although it is difficult, acknowledge that you may need to change your traditions in order to do so.
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When Ed, my soulmate of 30 years, developed Alzheimer's, I sank deeper into despair each day. Death is typically a clear starting point for grief, but with dementia, loss comes in bits and pieces.
Mary Ellen Geist quit her high-profile job as a radio show anchor in New York City to move back into her childhood home and care for her father with Alzheimer's.
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