Relationships

If you are a family caregiver, you will experience changes in relationships with your loved one with Alzheimer’s, family members, and friends. Here are some useful articles to help you:

Dementia and your family

Family and friends You may feel socially isolated if your family and friends have pulled back from your relationship or you have little time to spend with them. They may hesitate to spend time with you and the person with Alzheimer’s disease because they worry about...

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How dementia will affect your marriage

If your spouse has Alzheimer’s, you will probably experience significant changes in your marriage as the disease progresses. New roles and responsibilities You may find yourself taking on a new role in your marriage as your spouse’s memory worsens. The person with...

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Telling family and friends

There is no right way of telling family and friends about a diagnosis of dementia. The decision will depend on the strength of the relationships and the personalities involved. Try to respect the person’s decision about how or whether to tell other people about the...

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