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All too many times overwhelmed caregivers are physically and emotionally depleted and need to take time to rest and care for themselves. Believing in a holistic approach to caregiver stress and a strong commitment to helping our members find the right solutions, we created this blog to help you connect with others who, like you, may be facing the same eldercare issues and challenges. Feel free to comment, ask questions, and submit articles. Please forward the blog link to your family and friends. They'll be glad you did.

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Patricia Grace
founder & CEO
Aging with Grace

Friday, April 23, 2010

Elder caregiver stress a "real" problem...

Family caregiving stress filled and isolating

ScienceDaily (2010-04-22) -- Family members who provide care to relatives with dementia, but do not have formal training, frequently experience overwhelming stress that sometimes leads to breakdowns or depression, according to researchers. Interventions to alleviate this stress are not always effective, leaving caregivers isolated to deal with their stresses. ... > read full article

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