Jul 20, 2017

Poll - How do Alzheimer's Caregivers Think and Feel?

Which of the following apply to you as an Alzheimer's caregiver? Which of these constantly bother you?

Alzheimer's care is often difficult, but can be rewarding.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

The typical Alzheimer's caregiver experiences an array of feelings and emotions each day.

Typical feelings include a sense of hopelessness, sadness, anger, stress, and an inability to control or change the situation.

Alzheimer's caregivers also experience feelings of happiness, accomplishment, and a strong sense of responsibility.

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"Without a doubt, you were the most sensational, inspirational speaker ever! 
"Caregivers can relate to your message because it truly comes from your heart and your personal experience; and caregivers need to know that others have done it and survived." 
"You’re a joy to be around, your enthusiasm is infectious. Caregivers continue to this day (2 months since your presentation) to comment on how helpful your presentation was. Many have commented on trying some of your suggestions and being thrilled with the outcomes." 
"Thank you for highlighting caregiving, giving it the notoriety it deserves."
"You have so much more to offer caregivers than I think you realize."
"Thank you for sharing. Please keep up the good work, caregivers need to hear your stories, they lend meaning to the intense tasks of constant caring!" 
Janet Steiner, Director, Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation