Caregivers: how to better care for yourself in the new year
Taking care of someone with dementia requires time and energy. You always need to be ready for changes in behaviour.
But studies show this constant diligence takes its toll, with 35% of caregivers reporting declines in general health. This rate increased to 60% for live-in caregivers.
You are the most important person in the life of someone with Alzheimer's disease. Here are 8 tips that can help you look after yourself: