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6 Ways to Reduce Frustration While Caring for Someone with Dementia

Caregiving of any kind can feel like a thankless job, but caring for someone with dementia can be particularly taxing. Feeling frustration from the trials of dealing with this disease is normal; however, regularly experiencing intense levels of frustration can negatively impact your health and the health of those receiving your care. It is important to take preventative measures to manage your emotions before you feel overwhelmed.

There are six common unhealthy thought patterns caregivers may experience: overgeneralization, personalizing, labeling,