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This Personality Trait Could Double Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Anger, guilt, worry and jealousy; a quartet of traits often experienced multiple times during different phases of the caregiver’s journey. But women for whom these so-called “neurotic” traits are the norm in middle age may find that their risk for developing…

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This Personality Trait Could Double Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Anger, guilt, worry and jealousy; a quartet of traits often experienced multiple times during different phases of the caregiver’s journey. But women for whom these so-called “neurotic” traits are the norm in middle age may find that their risk for developing…

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 This Personality Trait Could Double Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Anger, guilt, worry and jealousy; a quartet of traits often experienced multiple times during different phases of the caregiver’s journey. But women for whom these so-called “neurotic” traits are the norm in middle age may find that their risk for developing…

Is Caregiving Good or Bad for Your Health?

The word “burden” appears almost ubiquitously in headlines heralding the results of research on family caregivers. Many true caregiving stories focus on the immense challenges inherent in looking after an ailing loved one. But a recent Johns Hopkins study aims to turn this traditional notion on its ear. After comparing the number of…

Caregiving May Not Cause Caregiver Stress, and Other News to Know

Does caregiving really cause psychological stress?  A study conducted by the University of Washington (UW) showed that the association between caregiving and conditions such as anxiety, depression and perceived stress depend more on a person’s genes and upbringing, and less on the difficulty of caring for their loved one. Perceived…

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Caregiver Stress    The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you have little control over the situation or you’re in over your head. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on your health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading to…

Caregivers… Be Sure to Take Care of Yourself

With an aging population and changes in health care, such as shorter hospital stays, more and more caregiving is being provided by people who aren’t health care professionals. A caregiver is anyone who provides help to another person in need, whether that’s an ill spouse or partner, a disabled child,…

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Caregiver Stress It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout. Symptoms of caregiver stress include: Denial about the disease and its effect…

Emotional and Financial Strain Suffered by Caregivers

Family members or friends caring for aging or disabled individuals in California are under both financial and emotional strain and are likely to face even greater burdens, given recent cuts in state support for programs and services that support in-home care, write the authors of a new policy brief by…