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Caring For The Caregiver

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  • Get away from the responsibilities from time to time.

  • Pace yourself. You may be responsible for caregiving for many years.

  • Work off anger with physical activity.

  • Plan ahead to avoid crises where possible.

  • Live one day at a time.

  • Recognize the worst-case scenario, but hope for the best.

  • Join a family support group.

  • Keep your sense of humor.

 


Taken from: "Understanding and caring for the person with Alzheimer's Disease" A practical Guide prepared by the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

 

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