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Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress slowly and unpredictably, which makes it hard for families and even doctors to determine when to bring in hospice. These guidelines can help you decide if a loved one is a candidate for end-of-life care.

An explanation of the staging system used as a frame of reference when coping with Alzheimer’s and dementia helps caregivers in understanding the levels of diminishing cognition and bodily functions that occur throughout the disease.