Taking Care of Alzheimer's: the Burden on Women

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be a 24/7 job, taking an emotional, financial and even physical toll on caretakers, especially if they're women, according to the Shriver Report on Alzheimer's. The report, released Oct. 15, details the special burden women face as caretakers. The majority of Alzheimer's patients and caretakers are women, and more than half of them report serious emotional and physical stress that results from taking on the care of their ailing loved ones....Full Story
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