Dec 02

How to talk to your kids about Alzheimer’s

By MD for Seniors

Your teen may express multiple emotions throughout the discussion.

Discovering a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is difficult for anyone to understand, but it may be harder for your children to comprehend.

But that doesn’t mean the conversation should be avoided – it’s very important to keep them informed as their loved one goes through this stage of life. Talking to your children about Alzheimer’s will not only keep them cognizant, it will also prepare them for what the future may hold.

“There may be a tendency to shield children from loved ones who have memory loss,” said Rita Altman, senior vice president of Memory …read more

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