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There is always a great deal of work for family and friends to see to after a loved one passes away. Telling another family member the news is always difficult, but dementia can make the task even more challenging.
Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are unlike any other conditions. Instead of blatant physical pain, the discomfort that patients experience is mental and emotional. It is important for caregivers to acknowledge this and provide them with comfort and reassurance.
Placing a loved one in a facility can be extremely difficult, but there are a few unexpected benefits that can arise from this decision. Allowing professionals to handle caregiving duties allows family members to really enjoy a loved one's company.
Celine Dion's husband, René Angélil, has been battling throat cancer for 15 years. Dion shares her personal experiences of caring for and supporting him and discusses how she stays strong in spite of such dire circumstances.
Coming to terms with losing a loved one is a gradual process. But when someone is slowly fading away due to something like dementia, the process can feel premature and conflicting. This is called ambiguous or unresolved grief.