Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers are famously generous with their time, energy, and love. But caregiver burnout is a reality for many. If you are experiencing caregiver fatigue, do not despair. There are many resources to help you manage caregiver stress, starting with ways to be a caregiver to yourself as well as others.

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How to Ask Others for Help with Caregiving

If you're a caregiver who feels as though you're carrying a heavy load alone, here are some ways you can ask friends and family to chip in.

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3 Ways to Support Caregivers

Expert Peter Rosenberger shares his advice on how we can support the caregivers in our community

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Caregiving Hacks to Make Life Easier

10 Caregiving Hacks to Make Life Easier

If you are caring for a parent or loved one, these simple, easy hacks can make a world of difference.

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Advice for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Alzheimer’s is a condition that is trying for both the patient and the caregiver. Here's a checklist that can help family caregivers take care of themselves, even as they care for their loved ones.

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Easing the Effects of Stress on Family Caregivers

Research says caregiving takes a toll on work and family life. Here are some tips to help you navigate what can be a difficult and stressful time.

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7 Tips for Coping With the Emotions of Caregiving

Caregiving can foster a wide range of emotions, both positive and negative. Here are seven tips to help you learn how to navigate them.

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Caring for B. Smith: Dan Gasby Speaks On Their Fight Against Alzheimer's

Lifestyle guru B. Smith was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. See how she and her husband and business partner are fighting back.

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A Willing Spirit: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

An experienced caregiver offers advice on how to take care of yourself so you can care for others.

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4 Hidden Benefits of Caregiving

Caregiving can be draining at times, but there are also surprising benefits. Discover how caregiving can be good for your mind and your body.

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7 Ways for a Caregiving Couple to Keep Their Marriage Strong

Caregivers naturally place a great deal of focus on loved ones who require care, but "couple care" is important, too. Here are some helpful tips for keeping your marriage healthy.

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Encouraging Bible Verses for Caregivers

Be encouraged by these inspiring Bible verses for caregivers. 

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Inspiring Bible Verses for Caregivers

Every caregiver reaches a time when strength, encouragement and inspiration are needed. Here are seven Bible verses that will serve to restore your faith and commitment.

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Caregivers: Cast Your Burdens on God

In this excerpt from the Guideposts Outreach Ministry booklet Strength for Helping Hearts, Shelly Beach encourages caregivers to cast their burdens on the Lord.

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The Gift of Caregiver Respite

After years of caring for her late husband, she recognized the experience as a gift from God, one she endeavored to share with others.

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