Most people know someone who is affected by dementia, either directly or indirectly. With over 5 million active cases of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in the United States, this progressive brain disorder is a common challenge for its sufferers and their families and the problem is growing at an alarming rate.
You Can’t Fill Someone Else’s Cup When Yours is Empty
It goes almost without saying that women tend to take on the role of caregiver whenever the need arises. As moms, daughters of aging parents, aunts, sisters, and friends, women are often the ones who take care of everyone else, typically putting the needs of others ahead of their own.