UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS AS A CAREGIVER

By December 2, 2019January 9th, 2020Health and Wellness

In 2015, 43.5 million family members, friends and neighbors helped care for someone 50 or over, according to a study by the National Association for Caregiving and AARP. While caregivers for seniors receive many emotionally rewarding benefits, they may also experience occasional feelings of anger, frustration, exhaustion, loneliness or sadness. But if you don’t care for yourself, you won’t be able to take care of anyone else.

This post will show you how to spot caregiver stress and burnout in yourself, offer some self-care suggestions for caregivers, provide an empowering caregiver bill of rights, as well as go over your legal rights as a caregiver.

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