Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Health and Wellbeing of the Caregiver

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Caregiving is an exhausting job, and it's easier to neglect your own health and needs when you are caring for an elderly loved one. However, in order to be a good caregiver, you also need to take time for yourself, both physically and emotionally, in order to live a happy life and provide good care.

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May is Mental Health Month   Depression symptoms, among caregivers of people with dementia, are reported to range from 28-55% although some studies put it as high as 60%. Depressed caregivers are more likely to have coexisting anxiety disorders, substance abuse or dependence issues, and other forms of chronic disease.   Depression often…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on Websites Provide Important Information,…   Thanks for the suggestions, Dorian. I've used several of these…

03/30/14

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on The Meaning and Purpose of Caregiving   Thanks for another good post, Christine. I agree that somewhere along the…

02/26/14

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on Some Ideas For Developing Caregiver… Hi Christine, Your second step of distancing is close to what I frequently…

02/24/14

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Christine Kennard, Health Pro, commented on 10 Self Help Tips for Depressed… Hi  I agree with everything Carol has said. I think you have to change the…

02/23/14

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