When we got to my mom's, I could tell she was uneasy. I went to hug her and she pulled back. Hesitated. She knew if we embraced, the tears would come. She motioned toward my daughter and shook her head, indicating she didn't want her to see that.
Preparing young people for the drastic changes that will take place over the progression of this disease can help make their interactions with their loved one with Alzheimer's better and more effective.