Recent studies have shown that intensive support for caregivers greatly improves their quality of life, and that even minimal support can improve quality of life.
Many caregivers are amazing, selfless people who would do anything and everything they can for their loved ones with dementia. However, providing care for a loved one can be exceptionally draining for caregivers in terms of time, emotions, and effort. Caregivers need support, too, and need to realize that they are not alone. Remember to always talk to your doctor, too, if you are feeling anxious or depressed – there IS help available.
Follow the links below to learn about caregiver stress and ways to find relief and support: