Are you getting enough rest? Chances are if you’re split between your normal responsibilities and the demands of caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s , you might not be getting your full sleep needs met. A National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) study on caregiver health risks found 87% of caregivers surveyed suffered from insomnia.
Recently, the Alzheimer’s Association posted five ways to help you create a restful environment so you spend less time waiting to fall asleep and more time snoozing. Read their article for some sound sleep advice.
Remember, to best take care of your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s, its best to take care of yourself too!Whizzco