When Alzheimer’s Hits a Family

By April 15, 2012Dementia
How can loved ones deal with the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s?
Care Manager, Randi Israel, MSW, LCSW, CMC, helped one Chicago-area family deal with this situation by working not just with the senior — but considering the disease in the context of the entire family.

When the woman was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the reality hit her husband of 50 years hard. Randi worked with the woman, her husband, and their son — who was living in Europe — to address her condition with compassion and respect.

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