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Caring for the Caregiver: A Volunteer’s Experience with Alzheimer’s Disease

Several years ago, I volunteered at an assisted living center for people with Alzheimer's disease. And, although it was some time ago, the experience is still with me. It has impacted my life. As a health communicator, I understand the importance of care giving for others, but as a volunteer, I learned the importance of caring for the caregiver. I recall the joy I experienced when a resident who I took for a walk or shared a cup of coffee with would reward me with a smile. I recall d… [Read More]
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