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Hope And Healing: Helping Your Aging Parent With Alzheimer's Disease

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"It goes to the core and rips you apart and remakes you."

Caring for aging parents with Alzheimer's was both tender and trying for LuAnn Lundquist and Jenny Jones. LuAnn remembers her father-in-law saying, "My grandkids are out here in the forest, and it's snowing..." LuAnn replied, "I'll make campout beds, and I'll go find the kids." Her father-in-law was asleep in 30 seconds.

Support for programming on Utah Public Radio comes from Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 23 hospitals, 160 clinics, 2,400 employed doctors and advanced practice providers, a health plans group under the name SelectHealth, and other medical services.