Tips for Managing Caregiver Stress
Know the resources in the community that can assist you with services and provide support.
Seek support from family members, friends or professionals in order to assist you with the stresses of caregiving
Physical activity in any form will help decrease stress. So go on a walk, work in the garden or dance to your favorite music.
Make time for yourself
Even if it is only 30 minutes a week, allow yourself to ask for help from others. Taking care of yourself allows you to take care of the one you love better.
Take Care of Yourself
Make sure your health is not suffering, go to see Dr., eat healthy foods and get plenty of rest.
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