There is no doubt that caring for a person living with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia can be frustrating and difficult. But it can also be rewarding. Solving problems and becoming confident in knowing how to give care can provide you with a great sense of satisfaction.
We are learning more and more about how to provide good, day-to-day care for the person living with dementia – while also taking care of yourself.
Much of what we know comes from the experience of family and professional caregivers. Together, we are all learning how to deal with the challenges of this disease.