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If Im in nursing school, is it to much to live with a woman with alzheimers?





Question by Drock: If Im in nursing school, is it to significantly to live with a lady with alzheimers?
and care for her? but it’s cost-free rent. Or move in with a guy I dont know and spend lower lease and have I can babysit 2x a month for his daughter.

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Answer by Sunshine
Caring for somebody with Alzheimer’s can be tough at instances..They need consistent care…It is like babysitting..They can get outdoors with out you understanding…Preserve in mind you have to research and care for this lady…..Moving in with a person (especially a man) you never know can be harmful…I’d search into other alternatives.

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