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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5 Tips for Minimizing Holiday Stress as a Caregiver

Follow this practical advice for caregivers to help make the holidays a little less hectic

Author Carlen Maddux

An Experienced Caregiver Offers Insights on Early-Onset Alzheimer's Care

Author Carlen Maddux, whose wife was just 50 when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, shares advice for others are caring for a loved one in a similar situation.

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An active support group discussing their personal issues.

Where to Find the Right Caregiver Support Group

Support groups can help caregivers feel less isolated and more able to cope with challenges

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Gratitude and Positivity Can Inspire Caregiver Self Care

Follow these practical tips to take care of yourself and become a more optimistic caregiver

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout by Exercising Just Three Times a Week

Learn how regular exercise could be the key to caregiver health.

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He Created a Website That Organizes Help for Caregivers

He learned firsthand that a medical crisis can throw a family into turmoil, so he developed a simple website to help those in need.

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A young mother chopping vegetables to eat healthier.

A Caregiver Makes the Healthy Choice to Change Her Diet

Caring for her mom, she'd seen how diabetes could impact a life. She had to start caring for herself too.

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Dance for Susan was spiritual as well as physical exercise.

This Caregiver Found God Through Dance

Ballet was spiritual exercise and a form of prayer that steadied her.

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After her heart surgery Ann had to let others do for her.

This Caregiver Depended on God for Help

She was too busy taking care of everyone else until she had to let go and let God.

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5 Ways to Be a Healthy Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's is taxing. Here are some practical tips intended to assist caregivers in caring for themselves, too.

Ty'Ann Brown discusses tips on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's

Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips on How to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Ty'Ann Brown shares a few spiritual remedies for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.

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Mary Lou (in hat) found creative ways to life her sister Libby's spirit.

6 Ways You Can Help a Caregiver

She was afraid her sister would burn out with all her worries.

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Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study suggests that personalized musical playlists may make caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's that much easier. 

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7 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers can learn to apply their nurturing skills to their own lives.

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