For Alzheimer's caregivers, a much-needed break
Day care centers for people with Alzheimer's disease can give their spouses and other family caregivers a much needed source of stress relief, a new study suggests.
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#1 Jun 9, 2013
These people are saints, anyone who has a loved one with alzheimers can attest to the level of patience and commitment required for the job!
- Ari Vinograd
Since: Sep 13
#2 Jan 7, 2014
Caring for an elderly loved one is hard especially if he or she has a condition like Alzheimer's. This requires a great deal of your time, strength and patience. Since this is a challenging task to do, caregivers are urged to take care of themselves in order to remain healthy and avoid burnout. It's advisable to ask help from support groups on how to make caregiving much easier or you can also do your own research. Being a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's can be really stressful so it is encouraged to know your limits, prioritize your health and ask for help.
#3 Jan 7, 2014
If you have a loved one or are taking care of someone that has Alzheimer's and if you should take time out and read this book I'm sure it will be a great comfort to you. It is called
FOLIE A DEUX: A madness shared by Two by Dick Lane
It is about a man taking care of his dying father for 5 years.
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