Caregivers for those with Alzheimer's disease suffer during the holiday season
Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Caregivers, especially during the holidays, find themselves more stressed, according to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter.
“Caregivers will often spend a lot of their money that they’ve saved, cut back on their own spending, their own eating, things for themselves and sometimes for their own healthcare because of the cost that goes into caring for someone with the disease,” said Director of Community Programs Regina Lowe.
The Alzheimer’s Association was founded for the caregiver to stress the importance of self-care.
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Written by Justin Andrews for http://www.kmov.com