Family Caregivers Exchange Tips, Share Stories To Ease Alzheimer’s Losses

(By Blake Farmer for NPR)

Vicki Bartholomew started a support group for wives who are caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s Disease because she needed that sort of group herself.

They meet every month in a conference room at a new memory care facility in Nashville called Abe’s Garden, where Bartholomew’s husband was one of the first residents — a Vietnam veteran and prominent attorney in Nashville.

“My husband’s still living, and now I’m in an even more difficult situation — I’m married, but I’m a widow,” she says. Continue reading article here…

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