Caregiver roles can be stressful as caregivers can experience an increased
risk of depression and anxiety. As the population ages, a growing number of
people will be serving as caregivers for family members affected by dementia
and other types of functional impairment. As the number of ageing baby
boomers are growing, we never can tell if we will have to be a caregiver to
our loved ones one day.
To cope with the many challenges of the caregiver roles. Caregivers need to
cope with changes in their lifestyle. They may develop a larger understanding of
the illness which will move them to keep going and remind themselves that this
is something to be expected with aging. This is where family support, frequent
visits by family members and a strong social network relate with lower levels of
caregiver burden. The number of ageing baby boomers turning 70 years in the next
5 years is growing, and this is something to be looked at a deeper perspective.
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How you could learn to de-stress, manage your anxiety and build your immunity
system. Managing medical and other financial matters may pose to be a strain for
some people if they are unprepared for it.
Patsy shares her experience as a caregiver to her mother suffering from
dementia. She is writing this book as a legacy for her loving and supportive
family and her two beautiful grandchildren. She shares the lasting memory of the
trials and tribulations she has gone through in being the only child and she
hopes that this book will touch and provide a source of support for other fellow
There is dignity in every human being. Patsy believes we can choose to maintain
an active lifestyle and learn to age gracefully (physically and mentally).
A large number of Singaporeans are holding down full time jobs and shouldering
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