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Sign 5: Denying the impact of the disease

You answered "no" to this stress sign. Even though you've accepted how Alzheimer's can change the person you care about, others may be in denial. Here are some resources you can share:

How relationships within families change

Changes in relationships
Get insights into changing roles with the person with dementia, family and friends as well as intimacy and resolving family conflicts.

Inside the brain: an interactive tour

Inside the brain: an interactive tour
See how Alzheimer's affects the brain and how the disease progresses.

NEXT SIGN: Grief >


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"Many callers are struggling to come to terms with an Alzheimer diagnosis. We know this is hard to face. But you're not alone. We're here for you."

Charlie B., MA, LPC
care consultant

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Last Updated: 10/17/2008