People with Alzheimer’s disease have varying abilities and challenges. It’s complicated for individuals and caregivers to find the right balance between allowing self-reliance and creating excessive dependency. Although unintentional, too much care may negatively impact those with Alzheimer’s. They can become overly dependent and withdrawn from daily activities, causing their sense of self-sufficiency to diminish.
Fostering independence can increase your loved one’s ability to function and boost their confidence. It may also decrease stress for caregivers. Here are some tips to guide you.