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What is the longest somebody can live with a family member with dementia?

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Dr. Sarah Hartz
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

There is no set answer. You can live with a person with dementia until your health or the health and safety of the person with dementia are at risk.
It is definitely a difficult decision to make.

In brief: It depends

There is no set answer. You can live with a person with dementia until your health or the health and safety of the person with dementia are at risk.
It is definitely a difficult decision to make.
Dr. Sarah Hartz
Dr. Sarah Hartz
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry

In brief: Tolerance resources

It will depend on the rate of decline and the availability of help.
Medications slow the rate of impairment and caregivers may be available through other agencies.

In brief: Tolerance resources

It will depend on the rate of decline and the availability of help.
Medications slow the rate of impairment and caregivers may be available through other agencies.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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