For any family who has had a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, the hard reality is that there will come a time where their loved one may no longer recognize them but the family still wants to care for their loved one at home, where a loved one ideally will die with some dignity intact. For these same families, the hardship that has come with personally caring for loved ones at home has been gut-wrenching and traumatic, but they would not have it any other way. At the same time, however, these families are wondering why the Federal government has not addressed this aging pandemic which is ravishing the minds of our aging loved ones, as well as the family members trying desperately to take care of them at home. Well, it appears as though the Federal government is finally listening and Federal health officials pledge to have a first draft of the national plan for Alzheimer’s by December.
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