GUILT.

It’s the #1 symptom for anyone dealing with friends or family afflicted by dementia. Frustration, fear, and confusion are part of the equation too.

This 60–page book is a quick read, because if you’re on this ride, you don’t have a lot of free time. Let our caretaking mistakes guide you to finding solutions for everyone involved.

 This has to stop, it has to change,” I said in a whisper, my voice hoarse from screaming. “We’re shouting at each other like reckless idiots, we’re shouting at him, we’re not doing this right,  we’re not doing a good job anymore.”

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This has to stop, it has to change,” I said in a whisper, my voice hoarse from screaming. “We’re shouting at each other like reckless idiots, we’re shouting at him, we’re not doing this right,  we’re not doing a good job anymore.”

The three of us were living for the one who was slowly dying, and that was draining the very life out of us as well.