You’ve decided to try respite care and take a short break from caregiving. Now what? Learn about how to prepare yourself and your loved one.
The differences between early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and normal aging can often be difficult to determine. It’s important to be able to identify these differences so you can determine if your loved one should see a doctor.
Your loved one may be taking several therapies for Alzheimer’s and other conditions, which can make keeping tabs on them all difficult. Read about some strategies that can help you manage your loved one’s therapies so that they stay on track.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be challenging and lead to increased levels of stress. By reading about common symptoms of caregiver strain, you can learn the early warning signs and take steps to reduce your stress.
Too much stress can cause anger, depression, and other health problems. One way to help manage stress related to caregiving is to visit a support group. Read about the benefits of caregiver support groups and how to find the right one for you.
About Good Thinking
Good Thinking is for caregivers like you, supporting you as you face the daily challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. We’re here to provide information and inspiration to help you take care of yourself and enhance the care you give every day.