Is Your Elderly Mom's Alzheimer's-Related Wandering Keeping Your Dad Up At Night? 3 Tips To Help Him Adjust To Live-In Care
If your mother suffers from Alzheimer's, it is likely you've watched your dad take on more responsibilities for your mother's care over the years. While you may admire his fortitude, there also comes a point when everyone needs help. Wandering is one Alzheimer's-related behavior that often leads to extreme stress and fatigue in caregivers, and going without sleep places your dad at risk for health issues that could stop him from being able to continue with his role.
Now that you have decided to bring your elderly parent home to care for, it's a good idea to think about hiring a professional to do most of the legwork – here's why: Maintain a Balanced Quality of Life You may have the time and energy now to take care of your parent around the clock, but in the coming years, that time and energy may dwindle. And the more time and energy you spend now, the less you can expect to have as time goes on.