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Retirement Weekly: 5 ways to protect the financial health of a loved one with dementia — and your own

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I vividly remember the day my husband and I walked into my father-in-law’s normally meticulously kept home 12 years ago and found piles of papers and unpaid bills covering every surface. We were shocked — and we immediately knew something was wrong.

We were right.

Shortly thereafter, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In the weeks,…