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10 Things to Do as a Caregiver When You Feel You Are Not Keeping Up

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Woman caregiving for her senior mother.
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Looking at the big picture.
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Take a step back


Women talking on a couch.
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Talk to your support system


Woman getting a haircut.
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Lower the bar


To-do list
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Break down the to-do list


Caregiver walking with senior.
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Delegate when possible


Smiling senior in a wheelchair.
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Allow your loved one to live their own life


Man relaxing and drinking a cup of coffee.
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Take a break


Senior man on a walk with his son and grandson.
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Switch up your priorities


Senior and daughter.
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Remember that everything is temporary


Smiling woman.
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Be gentle on yourself


Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

@drinksmoothies

Dr. Davenport is the founder of Tracyshealthyliving.com Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored. Find her on social media @drinksmoothies.