It also rob's the family of a normal life as well, everything you do revolves around the person with alzheimer's,you must take every single moment of their day in consideration before your own.Its not always pleasant or welcomed.
The parent becomes your child.And it breaks your heart, it makes you mad and it makes you sad.
There is no cure and no recovery from alzheimer's.
Imagine for a moment living your life in a fog, not remembering names, faces, events, your past, just short fast glimpse of things and people you remember.
It would be like the picture below in your mind every day for the rest of your life.
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disease. Symptoms include loss of memory, difficulty with day-to-day tasks, and changes in mood and behaviour. People may think these symptoms are part of normal aging but they aren't. It is important to see a doctor when you notice any of these symptoms as they may be due to other conditions such as depression, drug interactions or an infection. If the diagnosis is Alzheimer's disease, your local Alzheimer Society can help.
To help you know what warning signs to look for, the Alzheimer Society has developed the following list: