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Making Memories Last: A look at making difficult care decisions

Posted: Friday, October 4, 2013 4:19 pm | Updated: 4:21 pm, Fri Oct 4, 2013.

While most people feel the need to personally care for their loved one with Alzheimer’s disease at home, one local healthcare professional said sometimes it’s necessary to simply let go.

Karen Hill works in the Alzheimer’s care unit of Golden Living Center in Boaz and serves as the chair of the Alzheimer’s Services of Marshall County organization. She compared the decision to move a loved one into a nursing home to letting a teenager drive alone for the first time.

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