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By Lauren Robinson, 6:27 pm on March 20, 2013

Caring for an elderly parent or loved one who is struggling with dementia or Alzheimer’s is a responsibility that is both challenging and emotional. While family caregivers in New Hampshire provide constant supervision and help their loved one with daily activities and personal care, it often doesn’t feel like enough. Unable to prevent the progression of the disease, many family caregivers feel helpless and if they are losing the person they once knew. Although there is no known cure for dementia or Alzheimer’s, reminiscence therapy is being recommended by New Hampshire Alzheimer’s care specialists, with the primary goal of strengthening cognitive memory components for patients. To participate, family members simply need to engage in meaningful conversation with their loved one a few times a week. If possible, utilize props, sounds,…

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