Caring for an elderly family member can be overwhelming for families. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on the caregiver’s health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading to burnout. Families may often be faced with a serious decision concerning the care of their loved ones.
Discuss strategies that are proven to help families deal with caregiver stress and burnout.
How can you assist them in making decisions about the care of their loved ones?
Include a discussion on handling advance directives with families.
Document your discussion with at least five evidence-based references on the topics.
Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.