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If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you already know how much it can turn your world upside down. There’s a lot of work that you will have to do to make sure they receive the care they need and can enjoy their remaining years as much as possible. It’s also important that you find time to ensure legal protection for your loved one with dementia.
Learn more about how and when to make legal preparations for a loved one with the disease.
Legal Protection for a Loved One With Dementia
Dr. Kimberly Miller, Director of Read more
Watching the symptoms of Alzheimer’s take a toll on a senior loved one is upsetting. Many Alzheimer’s caregivers end up feeling depressed, exhausted or frustrated, which can lead to other chronic health issues. Research has found, however, that therapy can help to protect the health of Alzheimer’s caregivers.
Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers Searching for the Right Therapist
Once you’re committed to going to therapy, you have to face the work of finding the right therapist and setting up your first appointment.
Here are some steps worth taking to help Alzheimer’s caregivers figure out which therapist to meet with: