If you’re caring for someone with a serious illness, you know the road can be tough. Caregiving can wear you down emotionally and physically and make it hard to respond to others. Here are some tips to avoid burnout and be ready for the task of caregiving. 1. Know your limits If you can understand … Read More
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating reality for so many families. There is currently no cure, and the stress that comes with full-time caregiving can be staggering. Family caregivers often wonder about things like: What will I do if something happens to me? How much does home care cost? What if I don’t have any money? How can I keep my family member safe? What about driving issues? It’s a harsh reality for caregivers to realize that, had they initiated the care planning process sooner, more options for care might have been available to them.