What Are the Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Dementia?

What Are the Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Dementia?

If a parent, spouse or other family member was recently diagnosed with dementia, you and your family are probably grappling with a lot of intense feelings. The emotional impact of a dementia diagnosis, paired with the vast amount of information out there might leave you feeling overwhelmed, confused and wondering “What’s the next step?”

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How to Recognize Caregiver Burnout

How to Recognize Caregiver Burnout

Fifty years ago, psychologist Herbert J. Freudenberger studied and summed up the symptoms of chronic fatigue in medical and caregiving professions with the term burnout. He described it as a “state of mental and physical exhaustion caused by one’s professional life.”

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