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For Caregivers

Caring for someone who has long-term health problems can be stressful. You want to do as much as you can, but you also can get tired and have health problems of your own. You need to take care of yourself as well as your loved one.

These caregiver tips can help you:

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  • Take care of yourself so that you may continue to support and care for your loved one.
  • Not help your loved one too much. Letting your loved one be as independent as possible will help both of you in the long run.
  • Ask for help from others.
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Last Updated: April 02, 2013
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