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Caring for the Caregivers - "An Overview" Part 1

Over the next few weeks, we are going to repeat our blog series looking at the genuine issue of caregiver fatigue associated with providing services to those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. This will include looking at the prevalence of the issue, the damage caused by stress, the genesis of stress, how to identify when problems are present, and more. Let's start by looking at a southern New Englander's experience.

Caregiver stress - a real and serious issue

Candace's Story

Candace began to see the signs in her widower father shortly after he turned sixty-eight. Wandering around the room looking for things that did not exist, repeatedly picking up the pillows on the couch and putting them down. There appeared no purpose for the behavior, and sh