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Caring for a loved one with dementia during COVID-19

By May 8, 2020Commentary, COVID-19

California’s stay-at-home order has been especially tough for one caregiver population: Family members caring for someone who has dementia.

Because of the novel coronavirus, adult daycare centers are closed temporarily and home services have been put on hold, cutting off critical support systems for this group. Here are a few tips from UCI Health for anyone now caring for a family member with dementia, provided by Jung-Ah Lee, PhD, an associate professor at the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing:

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