For the Caregiver

Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia can be an incredibly fulfilling experience. It is also very demanding and can tax your resources physically, emotionally, and financially. Caregivers often neglect themselves and suffer from exhaustion, depression, illness, or injury as a result of unrelenting caregiving duties.

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You Don’t Need to Handle It All Alone

You Don’t Need to Handle It All Alone

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Support & Training

James L. West assists caregivers through support groups, counseling, and information, as well as through our caregiver education classes, Adult Day Program, and Respite Care.

Our Caregiver Training classes provide detailed information on a variety of caregiving topics and concerns, including safety for your loved one and stress relief for you. We can help answer questions about the entire range of daily tasks you’ll need to handle with your loved one, including:

  • Activities
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating
  • Incontinence

Are you having problems with care or behaviors? We can offer tips to help you manage difficult caregiving tasks. Call Jaime Cobb at 817-877-1199, ext. 199, or email caregiver@jameslwest.org.

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We're Here to Help

We are also here to help you best handle the difficult challenges of deciding when it’s time for residential care and how to communicate to others about your experience caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

For more information and resources, visit our Toolbox of resources and our information about the Virtual Dementia Tour®.

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