I promised mom years ago I would never “send her away.” How do I deal with the guilt?
Many families of those with Alzheimer’s have struggled with the same feelings. At some point on the Alzheimer’s journey, it becomes nearly impossible to keep your mom safe and active. It requires real skill and training to give someone with Alzheimer’s everything they need – a safe environment, brain-stimulating activities, caring experts who know just what to do in virtually any circumstance. Know that you are making a responsible and loving choice.