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5 Problems Associated With Caring for a Mid- to Late-Stage Alzheimer's Patient at Home

Marie Marley | Posted 01.13.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Placing a loved one in a nursing facility is a highly controversial issue. Many people would rather die than do it. But in some -- not all -- cases, such placement may actually be the best solution for the patient.

A Tender Alzheimer's Love Story

Marie Marley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Ed, my Romanian soul mate of 30 years, had Alzheimer's. And I knew I'd never be able to accept it. It was so bad I couldn't have a meaningful two-way exchange with him. He couldn't advise me about my problems or praise me for my successes as he'd always done.

5 Things to Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

"Oh," I countered, picking up the family photo again and holding it out for her to see. "You just told me you have a daughter. Here she is."