'Baby Talk' Irritates Alzheimer's Patients

"It's been a long road," Luanne Baron says of caring for her 77-year-old mother, Phyllis. Baron, of Revere, Mass., took on the role of caregiver nearly three years ago, beginning at home and now during daily trips to visit her mother at a nursing home. Phyllis has Alzheimer's disease, which has dramatically worsened over the past year, Baron says. "The conversations were becoming more difficult in terms of making sense of things." And even though her mother continues to ask about Baron's...Full Story
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