Are you overwhelmed with the responsibilities that come along with caregiving? Do you ever feel guilty for wanting a night to yourself? You are not alone.
Caregiving is a 24/7 job and it can sometimes feel challenging. Therapy can:
-About 34.2 million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the last 12 months. [National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. (2015). Caregiving in the U.S
-About 15.7 million adult family caregivers care for someone who has Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. [Alzheimer's Association. (2015). 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures.]
-Family caregivers are the foundation of long-term care nationwide, exceeding Medicaid long-term care spending in all states.
Evercare Survey of the Economic Downturn and Its Impact on Family Caregiving;
National Alliance for Caregiving and Evercare. March 2009