Category: Health

The Plight of Family Caregivers of Persons With Dementia

The family caregiver of a loved one with any kind of dementia-causing disease (researchers tell us there are over 100) is tremendously overburdened. He/she is painfully slowly losing that loved one to a disease that cannot be successfully treated, cured and is ultimately fatal.  Brain cells are dying, protein clumps are forming, and holes are becoming visible during brain scans. Brain chemicals are disrupted.