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How can I feel less burdened by caregiver responsibilities?

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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Ask for help

Most care givers in this country are "unskilled" unpaid (family).
It is often a fulltime job and can wreak havoc on your health. "me" time is imperative. Take time for yourself- get help, deal with stress in healthful ways. Reach out to organizations that can support you(ie alzheimers asoc). You are no good to anyone if you are not healthy yourself.

In brief: Ask for help

Most care givers in this country are "unskilled" unpaid (family).
It is often a fulltime job and can wreak havoc on your health. "me" time is imperative. Take time for yourself- get help, deal with stress in healthful ways. Reach out to organizations that can support you(ie alzheimers asoc). You are no good to anyone if you are not healthy yourself.
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