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Page 2: Caregiver Burnout & the Importance of Creating Health

Updated: Mar 2, 2019


Our latest blog is a guest post we did for Arista Home Care Solutions, an in-home senior care agency located in Toledo, Ohio. The post, titled, Caregiver Burnout & the Importance of Creating Health, is part 2 in a 3-part series covering the impact of being a family caregiver and the importance of health prevention and self-care. 





Below are a couple excerpts from the post:

Although caregivers likely know how the impact the act of caregiving is having on them, they may not truly understand that they are themselves also at risk for developing these diseases.


Caregiver burnout – the physical and emotional effect of caregiving on Alzheimer’s and other dementia caregivers – resulted in approximately $11.4 billion in increased caregiver health costs in 2017 (AA, 2018).


Although caregivers likely know how the impact the act of caregiving is having on them, they may not truly understand that they are themselves also at risk for developing these diseases.

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