We’ve heard about caregiver dementia which strikes many at-home caregivers overwhelmed by caring for loved ones.
But a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Volume 58, page 895) shows the shocking results of a study pointing the the increased incidents of dementia among caregivers for family members with dementia.
For more click on the title: Dementia Isn’t Contagious — or Is It?
[Johns Hopkins Health Alerts moved over to HealthAfter50.com and the article is no longer available.]
Recent research by Johns Hopkins and Utah State University has found that a person is more likely to develop dementia if his or her spouse has dementia. Here’s what the research suggests…
Brenda Avadian, MA