As the hotter days of summer arrive, those of us caring for a loved one with dementia must become more wary of the dangers of dehydration. Continue reading “Beware the dangers of summer dehydration!”
Compassionate Fatique-Do you have?
Suddenly, my care partner support groups are devoting a lot of conversation to “compassion fatigue.”
Compassion Fatigue is the care partner’s Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; the response to overwhelming stress caused by the difficulty of a task, especially when we are cut off from resources and respite, as we have been during this time of COVID. Continue reading “Compassionate Fatique-Do you have?”