Much like Kubler-Moss’s five stages of grief, caregivers go through a process towards accepting their role.
Depression and Alzheimer’s – Suggestions for avoiding false hopes generated by caregivers and friends.
Bargaining and Alzheimer’s – I hoped that atoning for whatever I might have done wrong would make things better.
Anger and Alzheimer’s – The futility of anger when it comes to Alzheimer’s.
Denial and Alzheimer’s – Neither doctor’s nor I wanted to believe Cindy has Alzheimer’s.