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The Toll Of Caring For Those With Alzheimer's

An Alzheimer's diagnosis impacts not just the person who has the disease but their family and friends who take on a caretaking role, as well. Too often, the health and happiness of the supporters is overlooked, to the detriment of everyone involved.

Guests:

Deborah Shouse will present a program based on 'Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together' at Kansas City Public Library's Plaza Branch at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9. For more information, visit RainyDayBooks.com.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.