Brent T. Mausbach, PhD, examines the role of the caregiver for dementia patients. Learn about the psychological, emotional, and physical consequences of caregiving and what can be done to mitigate their impact. Recorded on 6/24/2015. Series: “Stein Institute for Research on Aging” [8/2015]
This talk was given at a local TEDxSnoIsleLibraries event and produced independently of the TED Conferences. Frances Lewis, university professor and researcher shares tips on caring for those who routinely give care at home or professionally.
It is no wonder that most caregivers lack sleep. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says 37 percent of all caregivers report insufficient sleep. But caregiver sleep loss goes beyond missing a few hours to binge-watch a favorite show. It is a constant decline in sleep quantity and quality.