Alzheimer's caregiving can be burdensome, brutal sometimes.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
I lost track of how many times Dotty said, "get out, I don't need you here, I can take care of myself".
This was particularly hurtful because I had dropped out of the world to take care of Dotty full time. Twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.
She had never said anything like this to me before, so I knew it was the Alzheimer's speaking.
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