Coping with Caregiver Stress

Christine Kennard Health Pro
  • When I was caregiver to my father I was, at times, very stressed. I had three (minor) accidents in my car! All involved stationary objects, a small wall at the doctor’s office, a parked car in a hotel car park, and a signpost! It was embarrassing and costly. I have not had any accidents since he di...

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Published On: November 29, 2012
  • Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders
    Health Guide
    Dec. 02, 2012

    I kind of had to smile, Christine, when you mentioned the minor car incidences. I did the same thing. Too stressed to concentrate. I also was sick frequently - nothing too serious, but my body just had to fight. Caregiver stress is real and threatening. We have to learn to cope. Thanks for a terrific article.