Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be so demanding that it’s often hard to think beyond the immediate. But what if something were to happen to you? Caring for yourself, physically and mentally, is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. One of your most important responsibilities as a caregiver is self-care, and a toolkit of resources that you can access as needed can be an invaluable help to you in that duty.
By understanding the most common challenges caregivers face and knowing the resources you can use to overcome them, you can head off burnout or exhaustion before they become overwhelming.