As any of the caregiver agencies in Philadelphia can tell you, any form of caregiving involves unique challenges. In part one and part two of this series, we covered the work stresses and overall emotional stress that many caregivers often deal with. However, perhaps the toughest emotional challenge comes from caring for a loved one with dementia. Every day, they can slip further away. On one hand, the “spirit” of the person you know is vanishing, but on the other, they remain alive and physically present.