Caregivers: whether it’s you or someone else
If you have a loved one in your family or a relative with dementia or Alzheimer’s and want or need to take care of them here are some things to know about caregiving that you need to know.
Whether you are a caregiver yourself, or assign the job (and it is a real stressing job) to someone else as a caregiver, you should know taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or even some other forms of dementia probably is harder than you think.
Yes there are some with either problem that are easy to care for. On the other hand there is the whole range of others where the care is easy to very difficult. As a caregiver, if one is not familiar with what’s needed and/or are not prepared then it can be a real challenge.
Read some of these articles to see what you might expect as a caregiver yourself or assigning that job to someone else, and to get more information on taking care of Alzheimer’s or dementia people.