Relatives Who Care For Dementia Patients Often Experience Frustration

The Washington Post (9/4, Bluth) reported relatives who care for patients with advanced dementia often experience difficulty because they can no longer communicate with their loved ones, according to a study published in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias. Researchers found that many family caretakers were often frustrated with their relatives with dementia because they could no longer communicate what they needed or when they were in pain.

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— “How dementia makes it harder to offer end-of-life comfort,” Rachel Bluth, Washington Post, September 4, 2016.

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