Many of us have a relative, friend, or know someone who has or had Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's can take a toll on family members, and families need to become aware and educate themselves on resources. For me, it was my father who lived over 200 miles away—having to see him go from a construction business owner to someone who didn't know directions to very familiar places and even the bathroom in his own home. Eventually, my father became unaware of his surroundings and didn't recognize his children.
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