Are you a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Do you often feel overwhelmed? You may be putting your own health at risk. It’s important to remember that neglecting your own well-being can be harmful to you both.
The best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is to stay physically and emotionally strong. Here’s how:
1. See the doctor
Be sure to visit your physician regularly (at least annually), and listen to what your body is telling you.