As people become older, the amount of help needed often increases. Sometimes, the amount of support needed becomes more than a caregiver can handle, or is capable of providing. It is during these times that it is important to remember that it’s ok to ask for help.
Along with cognitive decline, many individuals living with dementia will develop behavioral and psychological symptoms such as depression, anxiety, apathy, and delusions, among others. Both non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions can potentially reduce these symptoms.