Monthly Archives: November 2016

What challenges might I face as a caregiver?

The majority of caregiving is provided by spouses, relatives, and friends like you. In most cases, caregivers receive little recognition for this valuable work, and policies in most countries do not provide financial support for the care services they provide. A  European initiative, called EuroFamCare, surveyed carers about their caregiving needs. The survey of carers […]


The more challenging the patients’ needs, the more complex, demanding, and stressful the caregiver’s role might be. Caregiving for patients with brain-related issues such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, brain injuries, memory loss, mental illness, or any of these combinations along with physical disabilities may be more stressful than for clients with less complex needs. Stress and […]

About Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiving

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial costs. The demands of day-to-day care, changes in family roles, and decisions about placement in a care facility can be difficult. There are several evidence-based approaches and programs that can help, and researchers are continuing to look for new and better […]