(Creating Dementia Solutions 34) Beware of Caregiver Burnout

OK caregivers, face it: Burnout is inevitable.

Helping your person with dementia is demanding on one’s time – on top of the other life expectations most caregivers are keeping up with.

In the next caregiver-focused episode, Miles for Memories volunteer Christi Losinski with Lakeview Assisted Living, focuses on how caregivers can help avoid burnout – which not only helps them, but also helps their person as well.

Also part of the discussion: When should a caregiver decide it’s time to call in a care team?

Episode Resources
Miles for Memories website
Miles for Memories technology
Sherii Sherban talks to Community Matters about MFM technology
More Creating Dementia Solutions episodes


Miles For Memories is a Calhoun County, Michigan organization created in 2013 to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Disease. Later in 2014, the vision was expanded to include all types of dementia. MFM raises money each year through sponsorships, community events, and grants to gather funds to create local programming for both the person living with dementia and the caregiver. Along with local efforts, 20% of the funds to prevention-related dementia research. Miles for Memories is a committee of 70-plus volunteers and are always looking for more to get involved.