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I'm the patient who do I talk to for emotional support?

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You are so smart to go into this knowing that you need support, LindaSusan! Contact your local Alzheimer's Association. They should be able to help you find a good support group for people with the disease. I know that many are caregiver oriented, but people who live with the disease deserve their own group. If there isn't one, ask them to start one.

Wishing you the best,
Carol
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There are support groups for just about everything.
Talk to your Doctor
If you have any religious affiliation they may be able to help
Sometimes even taking the focus off ourselves and being able to focus on something else helps put things in perspective. Maybe Volunteer. Pick something that you like and help out...pet= animal shelter, children= tutor or mentor, reading= library, office work= local Hospice (I volunteer at the Hospice that my Husband is being cared for by) gardening= conservatory. Lots of places need help.
And talking to a therapist is something else you can do.
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There are support groups in churches, the community, here online, and doctors who may take you as a patient for a sliding scale if you cannot afford the entire fee. Reach out to anyone who is a good listener. I suspect you need others who really care about you. Remember, God is always on your side! Hang in there.
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A mental health therapist can help if it's only emotions that are causing your challenges but if your emotions are being triggered because of struggles with Activities of Daily Living then an Aging Life Care Professional is a good solution too. They can help you find the support you need. Do an internet search for Aging Life Care Professionals and you can use the search by zip code to find someone in the area.
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Your primary doctor can give you a list of talk-therapist who take Medicare that can help you.

And you can also talk to us here on this forum. I know these forums have given me direction for caring for my parents and for myself. Welcome to the forums, Susan :)
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thank you all for your input, I will follow up for help
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Where did LINDASUSAN say alzhiemers was her problem - did I miss that or is her issue something else like loss of a loved one? - we need more information before we jump to conclusions or give advice
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Some churches also have a prayer group (for others sick and/or struggling) which is easy to do, and you meet others who might be willing to drive you, or come for coffee. What you do now or can do later depends on what kind of activities that may help. Let friends know what you need.
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A psychiatrist
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