Alzheimer's Caregiving

Frequently Asked Questions

24. What are effective ways to ask for help?

Everyone needs help at times. However, many caregivers find it hard to ask for help. They may feel they should be able to do everything themselves, or that it's not all right to leave the person in their care with someone else. Or maybe they can’t afford to pay someone to watch the person for an hour or two.

Family members, friends, and community resources can help caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Here are some tips about asking for help.

To learn where to get help in your community, contact

You can also contact your local area agency on aging.