Dealing with Alzheimer's and Dementia

01-20-2019On the Caregiving Journey…

One of the most devastating diseases is Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's/dementia is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. One out of every three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. The most stressful journey for caregivers is taking care of someone with memory loss.

If this is your journey, you may already be experiencing emotional stress, exhaustion, health problems and financial hardship from taking care of your loved one. In addition, you may have a lot of questions on how to provide the best care, but little time to research the answers. Fortunately, there are many web sites that can help you in this area.

Some to check out include:

All three resources also include tips for how caregivers can take care of themselves.