Don’t Hide a Family Member With Alzheimer’s at Home, Says Rick StevesThe Alzheimer's Site
World-famous tour guide, Rick Steves, lost his mother to Alzheimer's in 2011. In this interview with the Washington Post, Steves talks about how he appreciated the way his father transformed from someone who couldn't even make toast to a full-time caregiver for his mom. He fondly recalls how his mother went to church until her last days and the way music had a healing effect on her. Steves discusses some of the best best ways to cope with the Disease and advocates for greater visibility of Alzheimer's.