The Unexpected Toll of Being a Family Caregiver

Family Caregiver Burnout and Caregiver Stress

Why is Caregiver Stress so Widespread?

What Effects Does Caregiver Stress Have on the Family Caregiver?

Caregiving’s Emotional Toll

The Physical Toll

Factors in Caregiver Stress

Dementia Caregiving

Other Significant Variables

Support

What are some of the key resources for caregiver support?

1. Uncertainty and the need for high vigilance

Solution: Get a comprehensive assessment and use care technology.

2. The duration and amount of care needed — doing it all

Solution: Take a break with respite care.

3. Dementia Caregiving

Solution: Lessen the learning curve with help from experts.