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People who have Alzheimer's disease will gradually lose the ability to manage their own affairs and carry out routine activities of daily living. When this happens you will need to step in and help out. In effect you become the parent, caring for them as they cared for you when you were growing up.
Sometimes, nursing home placement is the best (or even only) solution for your benefit and the benefit of the person for whom you're caring.