Live chat with expert: Stephanie J. Monroe and Ginny Biggar
We have officially crossed the one-year mark since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. While the pandemic has significantly impacted us all, those living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers have experienced devastating effects. New survey results released by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2) A-LIST® revealed that 72% of caregivers observed a decline in their loved ones’ memory or behaviors since the start of the pandemic. 84% of caregivers also reported having one or more stress symptoms and 81% reported feeling more isolated.
Join Home Instead gerontologist and caregiver advocate Dr. Lakelyn Hogan as she talks with Ginny Biggar and Stephanie Monroe from UsA2 as they review how the pandemic has impacted dementia family caregivers and lessons learned for the future. We’ll review:
- Results of the UsA2 A-LIST® survey on the impact the pandemic had on individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.
- Challenges specific to dementia family caregivers during the pandemic.
- Tips for family caregivers as they continue to navigate COVID-19.
- Ways the pandemic will impact the future of dementia caregiving.