Spouses, children, and other family members are often the primary care providers for people with dementia. Information gathering on the specific type of dementia is vital for caregivers. Doctors, nurses, support groups and hospice are good sources of dementia information.
Caregiving can be physically and emotionally exhausting and caregivers must cope with high stress levels. Care providers must receive support and care from both family members and the medical community. Respite care, where others temporarily care for the person with dementia, is essential.
This section provides additional information on a number of causes of dementia.
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