Ways to Care for Yourself as a Caregiver

Caregivers do not really “elect” the role. They are not trained to be a caregiver, and really just try to do their best with the skills and resources they possess. However, where many fall short is maintaining their own health and well-being in dedicating their physical and emotional time to another person.  We have penned many blog posts about the importance of caregivers avoiding burnout by asking caregivers to “put on their own oxygen masks first.”  The following care of Alzlive provides some fun and specific ideas for caregivers to try to ensure they are concentrating on their own health as well as that of their loved one.

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