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March 16, 2016
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Alzheimer’s disease caregivers also have to take care of themselves
As a caregiver for a person living with Alzheimer’s, you may find yourself with so many responsibilities that you neglect taking good care of yourself. But the best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong.

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Country music legend Campbell can no longer play guitar
Glen Campbell’s wife, Kim Campbell, said the country music legend’s Alzheimer's disease has progressed to the point that he can’t play guitar and has lost most of his language skills. Glen Campbell announced his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2011.
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Husband writes poetry to make sense of his wife’s Alzheimer’s disease
Brad Anderson started writing poetry as a way to process his wife LuAnne’s early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. LuAnne was diagnosed in 2010 and was able to remain home for four years. When not writing poems, Brad visits LuAnne several times a week at a care facility.
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