Are you feeling caregiver fatigue?
Let us help you find ways to avoid burnout.
Caring for a loved one can be an honour, but it can also take a toll on the caregiver.
Common duties caregivers provide their loved ones include:
- Cook or plan meals
- Run errands
- Track medication
- Watch symptoms
- Set up and take to health visits
- Keep everyone informed
Caregivers are at risk for:
- Heart Disease
- High Blood Pressure
- Other illnesses
Take care of yourself
- Set limits – it’s okay to say NO
- Establish a support circle
- Eat healthy foods
- Get enough sleep
- Find ways to recharge
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