Someone in our local support group recently sent me this June 2015 article from US News (usnews.com) about “caregiver dementia.” The author suggests that the condition is reversible. “Until caregivers are able to take proactive steps to overcome feelings of hopelessness resulting from the stress of caring for another person,” the symptoms of disorientation, forgetfulness, and depression will continue, she says.
I’m not so sure this is true but here’s one point of view…
Here’s a link to the article:
Caregiver Dementia: Oh Yea, It’s Real.
There’s an overlooked type of dementia, and it’s more common than Alzheimer’s.
By Brenda Avadian, Contributor
June 19, 2015, at 10:50 a.m.