Mom's Alzheimer's Progression

My mom is 87 with Alzheimer's and she is on week 4 of being at her memory care facility. This was one the hardest decisions I have had to make.

My mom is not in the present anymore, she is back in the past. We have a hard time following her conversations. Most times we have no idea what she is talking about. She has forgotten names so has no clue who she is talking about.

I cry every day, never thought I would be in this position. Mom was always strong willed and independent. It is heartbreaking to watch her disappear in front of me.

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