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Living with Dementia

Stepfamily

Remarriages add complexity to dementia caregiving

Negative relations with stepchildren can compound the burdens a wife feels while caring for her husband with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, a new study suggests.

“We learned from women in the study that those with higher levels of care-related disagreements with stepfamily members felt a significantly greater burden and feelings of… Remarriages add complexity to dementia caregiving   



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