My husband and I have been caring for my 92 year old mother for over five years. It has taken me almost that long to even admit and verbalize that my mother has dementia. I always would just say that she was forgetful and then as time went on I added the word confused.
National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
Government website offers practical information and options on planning for future long-term care needs.
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