The caregivers of people with Alzheimer's are typically close relatives, such as a spouse, child, or grandchild. Even in the early stages of Alzheimer's, the disease is very demanding. Care is required 24-hours a day. It's crucial for caregivers to be flexible and patient when dealing with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease. There are both physical changes and personality changes your family member will experience. While the diagnosis is distressing, it's important to prevent burning yourself out. Here are some tips on how to manage your stress.