Each year, millions of Americans selflessly donate their time and talents to care for aging loved ones. If you are currently serving as a family caregiver, here’s why taking care of yourself must also be a priority.
Anxiety and stress unfortunately seem to come with being a caregiver. To help, here are some things you can do to fight them.
Here are five very good reasons that, as a caregiver, getting that solid night of uninterrupted sleep is invaluable.
Caregiver burnout is a serious issue for many caregivers. How can you know if you're experiencing it and how can you prevent it? Find out!
As the caregiving responsibilities pile up finding ways to take control of your heart health should be a priority. After all, if you aren’t around who’s going to care for your loved one? Thankfully, leading a more heart-healthy lifestyle as a caregiver is possible by following these self-care tips.
Coping with feelings of resentment while caring for an aging family member can be hard when you’re already feeling stressed out, exhausted or underappreciated. Fortunately, ensuring a higher quality of life for both of you is possible when taking these steps.
When you’re not able to manage caregiver guilt, it can cloud your judgement, cause additional stress and anxiety, and eventually lead to burnout. To help ensure that doesn’t happen, learning how to avoid caregiver guilt is possible when taking these steps.
Caregiving is not only physically demanding and time consuming, it can also have a detrimental effect on one’s emotional and mental health. In honor of Mental Health Month, here are 4 reliable ways for caregivers to stay mentally strong.