Take pride in your efforts. Being a
caregiver is not easy, and those who do it are special. Following the tips for
caregiving can help you feel good about yourself and the care you provide.
Take care of yourself by exercising regularly,
getting proper rest and nutrition, and having regular medical checkups. Taking
care of yourself includes taking time off to take part in pleasant, nurturing
Help the person you care for to be as independent as
Recognize when you need extra help, and accept support
from others. A helping hand at the right time can make all the
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