Trauma In The Caregiver: A Case Study

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In addition, all the members in the group have experienced many forms of trauma, such as watching the physiological and psychological health of their parent declined. This in itself can cause trauma to not only the caregiver, but to everyone in the household including the person with Alzheimer. To illustrate, my 89-year-old aunt is aware that her memory is slowly disappearing “as she put it” and as a result she at times become very depressed. This is also true for some individuals with Alzheimer, who realize they cannot remember special moments with their wives, husbands, and children. Causing them to become depressed as well as exacerbating their illness. In addition, some of the caregivers did not have support from other family members and

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