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Skills for Caring

What skills do I need to provide the best care?

As Alzheimer's Disease progresses, the patient will find it more difficult to carry out everyday living activities.  This probably means that you and other caregivers will have to do more for the patient.  Remember that a great amount of the problems that the patient faces has to do with the natural course of the disease rather than with your ability to care for him or her. Here are some tips about simple steps you could follow to be able to provide good care to the patient:

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