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My sister has been the caregiver for her husband who

My sister has been the caregiver for her husband who has advanced Parkinson's and the stress has caused memory and concentration issues. Recently she had a rather serious fall (her first) and was admitted to hospital. MRI and other tests revealed nothing but her confusion comes and goes. She has now been given a diagnosis of dementia. Can such severe stress be a factor? Now that the husband won't be returning home, could this situation reverse itself?
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