Mavis Spotts (cq) , 86, raises her arms during an exercise portion of the Sutter Respite and Recreation program, a day program that helps provide relief for caregivers of people with dementia at the Twelve Bridges Library.
Research shows that the elderly spouses of dementia patients are not only at increased risk of developing dementia themselves — they’re also have a 63 percent higher risk of dying compared with other people in their age group.
Thursday, July 15, 2010.