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So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer’s, or another debilitating disease, yourself. Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.
Over 40 million Americans serve as family caregivers to provide unpaid help to support an adult family member. To help ease this burden, the Philips CarePartners Mobile app allows caregivers to track and coordinate their tasks with a private network of caregivers. With CarePartners Mobile, caregivers can spend more time caring for their loved ones and less time figuring out what needs to be done.
Studies have shown that increased caregiver stress in Alzheimer's family caregivers increases the aging process of their brains, shrinks their brain tissue, increases risk for many inflammatory disease as well as increases their risk of developing dementia. On their loved one's side, this also translates into their inability to give their loved one good care. Read alz.org's blog on this by clicking on the photo. #Alzheimer'sCargiving