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No Thanks, We’re Fine: Supporting Families Living With Dementia

Being a caregiver is stressful. Trying to be a superman or superwoman? Well, that’s downright impossible. Caring for your loved one with dementia is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week job — and you have to learn as you go. Not only that, but as the disease progresses, your job as caregiver shifts. Your duties change as their memory fades. It can be demanding, and overwhelming, and it can try your patience. And that’s why reaching out to other people for support is not only okay, it’s necessary.

In the following video, you’ll hear from several caregivers and medical professionals who are telling caregivers everywhere to take care of themselves, too. Take a look.

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