Loving People with Dementia

By Cordula Dick-Muehlke, Ph.D.

As National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, November focuses the nation’s attention on the looming healthcare crisis that Alzheimer’s disease – with its devastating impact on the affected and their families – presents.  For some, this November is a time to advocate more strongly for research funding, for others it is to draw attention to the remarkable contribution – often to the detriment of their own well-being – that family caregivers throughout our nation make to the care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.