Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t just impact the patient. Children or spouses are often called upon to assist in the care for a parent or spouse who is suffering from some sort of dementia.
The task requires a great deal of time and patience. It can also be exceptionally demanding and cause a great deal of stress to the caregiver.
This video provides some great insight and tips into techniques that can be used to help manage and minimize stress in caregivers. Remember, you’re not alone!
Hear the helpful tips in the video below!
Alzheimer’s continues to grow costlier, and the prevalence of this tragic disease only continues to grow. Many American elders depend on Medicare for coverage of treatment they need during their golden years, but Medicare does not cover long-term care for Alzheimer’s leaving family and loved ones to shoulder a care burden currently estimated to be worth over $217 billion.
This cannot continue!
You can help America’s Alzheimer’s patients by signing our petition demanding Medicare step up and cover 100% of long-term care for any person with Alzheimer’s or other dementias whose doctor has recommended it.Whizzco