caregiver stress image There are millions of Americans who have Alzheimer’s disease. And with this, there are the millions who are unpaid caregivers for a person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. The health and emotional stability of people who care for Alzheimer’s patients directly affects the patients themselves, and thus should be an important part of the patients’ care plans.

  • A decline in logical thinking and judgment
  • Inappropriate social behaviors
  • Confusion and disorientation
  • Wandering
  • Rummaging and hiding objects
  • Aggressiveness, anger, and frustration
  • Hallucinations
  • Paranoia
  • Night wakefulness
  • Refusal to eat