We have posted before about how difficult it can be to balance caregiving for loved ones while holding down a regular job. The toll of juggling responsibilities can cause poor health for the caregiver, such as exhaustion, depression, and bad eating habits.
Alzheimer’s care in particular can be particularly challenging to manage. This article talks at length about the difficulties workers face and how business leaders can help them cope:
“Extending support and compassion is as good for business as it is for employees. With Alzheimer’s and other dementias more prevalent, most employers will find themselves dealing with the issue one way or another.”
If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s, please don’t hesitate to call Comfort Keepers of Madison, WI at for information on our options for caregiving.