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How can nursing homes or assisted living facilities help you deal with caregiver burnout?

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Caring for someone is a big job. If you’re feeling burned out, one option for help may be nursing homes or assisted living facilities. They sometimes offer short-term respite stays for your loved ones so you can take a temporary break from caretaking.

From: Recognizing Caregiver Burnout WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

SOURCE: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

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