Dating when caregiving

Start your research by talking with friends who’ve had experience — and hopefully successful results.

Various well-known sites have built reputations on fostering serious relationships (and e Harmony), while others are geared for more casual dating (

It is believed that there may be as many as 5.1 million Americans who have this form of dementia.

People with Alzheimer's can live for many years with this disease and there are various levels of progression.

Here are a few suggestions to consider that may make this time easier: In the meantime, you may feel somewhat neglected, but remember, your spouse is being pulled in many different directions: aging parent, you, the children, the job.

This is a time when he or she especially needs your help and your understanding.

It helps them feel good about them self…and then, they end up feeling bad.

I could take a caregiver and place them in a room with 100 other people and the caregiver will automatically gravitate toward the one person in the room who is screwed up! A caregiver is always is attracted to defective people and situations.

These days, with everyone pulled in so many directions, it’s much harder to meet a potential partner in the old traditional ways.You may feel tremendously frustrated about your powerlessness.You cannot make everything all right; you cannot stop the pain your spouse is feeling.Rather than focusing on appearance, they believe “the senior population appears to be more interested in honest self-representation and being compatible rather than discussing areas such as sexual prowess and nightlife.” They use terms such as “young at heart” and “active” as euphemisms for fitness and good health.We do everything else online these days — why not look there for love?

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