- Q Can caregiving affect my health?
Shelley Webb, NursingAccording to the Alzheimer's Association, 40% of caregivers die BEFORE the person for whom they are caring! That is why it is imperative that you make self-care a priority. Think of yourself as an automobile; the car doesn't go anywhere when the... Full Answer
- Q As a caregiver, what should I do if I question a doctor's order?
Shelley Webb, NursingIf you are caring for a parent or loved one, you need to know that it is okay to question the doctor regarding any procedure, medication, test or surgery. Often they are not aware of conditions or situations of which you, as a caregiver, are well... Full Answer
- Q How can I relieve stress if I am a caregiver for a loved one with dementia?