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    Heart Failure - Living With Heart Failure

    Other things you can do to take care of yourself

    Help for caregivers

    It can be rewarding to help a loved one with heart failure. But it's also a lot of work. And it can be hard emotionally.

    If you are taking care of a loved one, make sure that you also take care of yourself. This can mean taking breaks by getting help from family or friends. You also may be able to use respite care. These services provide someone who will stay with your loved one while you get out of the house for a few hours.

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    Last Updated: April 18, 2014
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