CaregivingSelf Care

7 Suggestions for Caregivers' Self-Care

Middle age woman cooking.

Meditation and/or prayer

Attending to our own medical needs

Exercise regularly

Consume a healthy diet

Maintain a social life

Learn to include ourselves on our priority lists

Acknowledge the rewards of caregiving

The takeaway

The Candid Caregiver

The Candid Caregiver

The Candid Caregiver (TCC) is a safe place for all caregivers, of any condition area or caregiving level, to go for candid yet professional guidance. Questions will be answered, tough topics will be discussed, and the caregivers will ultimately have a place where they, themselves, feel cared for. No topics are off the table. Ask your questions and share your stories on social media using the hashtag #TheCandidCaregiver.

TCC's lead caregiver and author is Carol Bradley Bursack, a veteran family caregiver with more than two decades of experience.