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Alzheimer’s Support: Treating the Family Caregiver as a “Secondary Patient”

Family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias are hidden patients in need of support from senior care professionals. Recommending the right interventions can help lessen caregivers' burden while improving their ability to care for the patient.

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's - Family Caregiver Webinar

Dr. Amy D'Aprix and Mary Alexander of Home Instead Senior Care® discuss caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease in this recorded webinar.

Guidance for Assessing Family Caregivers

As a health care professional, you assess patients all the time. And until recently you may not have been asked to assess the patient's family caregiver, except to identify that person as a contact or resource when developing a discharge plan.

Home Care Helps Lessen Personal and Professional Cost of Caregiving

You’ve not been the same since your dad got sick. In fact, you’re not feeling the best lately either. Last time you were at the doctor your blood pressure was up. And the stress of worrying about whether or not Dad is safe is keeping you awake at night and making it harder to focus at work.

Respite a Must for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers at the end of their rope can look to others for a break to refresh their outlook. Professional caregiving help is one answer.

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