A caregiver is anyone that provides help to another person in need.
Being a caregiver is rewarding, and stressful, and it's important to recognize that people in these roles need to feel supported as well.
Caregiver stress can make one vulnerable to changes in their own emotional and physical well-being. The attached article offers some strategies for dealing with caregiver stress:
Focus on what you are able to provide.
Set realistic goals.
Join a support group.
Seek social support.
Set personal health goals.
See your doctor.
If you are a caregiver, please ask for help, and if you know a caregiver, please ask them how they are doing today and how you can best support their needs.
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