Feeling overwhelmed?

It’s normal to feel overwhelmed at times

Elderly Alzheimer's patient and caregiver relax to mange stressWhile caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be rewarding, it can also be overwhelming. Each day brings its own set of challenges as the needs of your loved one change. You are not alone in feeling this way, and there are tips you can follow to help you cope and avoid burnout.

The information in this section aims to help you take care of yourself so you can take the best possible care of your loved one.

Help with managing stress

Taking care of yourself helps you to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease.1

Respite care helps you take a break

Taking a break and tending to your own needs doesn’t mean you have to compromise the needs of the person you’re caring for.2

Working with professional caregivers

Asking for help when you need it ensures you can continue to provide the best care for your loved one.