Your role as caregiver may include communicating with doctors, making important heath care decisions, managing finances, and handling other family member’s needs over the course of months or years. The stress of witnessing a love one’s health, memory, and abilities decline can take a significant toll on your own health, making you less able to effectively care for others.

Attunement to your own needs, and a self-care plan, are essential to getting you through hard times while maintaining patience and a sense of empathy. These 8 Steps will help you maintain your own well-being while caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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