Finding good respite care

The most difficult thing for many people is to give themselves rest and relaxation when they are caring for a loved one with dementia. Women are programmed to be caregivers to babies, family members and loved ones. Many men take on this role very effectively. As a result, we, as family caregivers, exhaust ourselves. Here are some tips that might be helpful:

First and foremost, ask family, church family, neighbors and friends for their help. Often, they are willing to help if suggesting a task they feel comfortable doing. I have found people like making meals, driving your loved one to hair and other appointments, visiting, and helping with tasks around the

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