Caregiver Wellness–It’s Up to You

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Caring for someone else can be rewarding and exhausting. Often, caregivers say, “My spouse is the one with cancer, but now I’m the one in the hospital!” The combination of loss, prolonged stress, and physical demands of caregiving, along with the biological changes that occur with age, can place caregivers at risk for significant health problems, as well as an earlier death.

If you are a caregiver, especially for someone with an ongoing disease or at the end of life, your role is likely to continually evolve as you meet your loved one’s changing needs.… Read more »