How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Updated: Mar 2

Being a caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia is an important role and some days can be better than others. Having a plan to not only care for your loved one, but care for yourself is important.

10 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

  • Connect with a caregiver support network

  • Have a schedule and routine for both you and your loved one

  • Track stress levels

  • Set realistic expectations for the day

  • Daily journaling

  • Meal prep

  • Exercise

  • Make a care plan for each stage of Alzheimer's Disease

  • Seek out caregiver training and resources in your area

  • Seek professional help from a therapist