How Can I Handle Incontinence with Dementia?

How Can I Handle Incontinence with Dementia?

If you are a caregiver and your loved one is starting to have accidents with incontinence, the challenges can feel enormous. You may be fearing that you will not be able to handle the incontinence and that you may have to turn to care options other than yourself. You are not alone in this struggle, and we want you to know that there is hope. We have some practical tips for you that many caregivers follow to manage incontinence.

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Help! My Loved One Keeps Calling Me Several Times a Day!

Help! My Loved One Keeps Calling Me Several Times a Day!

When your loved one keeps calling you, it’s most likely because they need something – even if it’s just a chat to alleviate loneliness. If you’re finding their constant calls frustrating, there are things you can do to reassure your loved one and bring some routine into their life – and a little peace back into yours.

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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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