Tips For Caregivers

Caring for an aging loved one can be a overwhelming responsibility.

Meeting the emotional and medical needs of a loved one, plus having the time to devote to your own needs and interests, can be difficult.

Here are some tips to help you cope.

  • 1. Put your loved one's papers in order.
  • 2. Learn about your loved one's medical condition.
  • 3. Discuss plan of care with other family members.
  • 4. Find help.
  • 5. Make time for yourself.
  • 6. Become an educated caregiver.
  • 7. Set limits.
  • 8. Plan for the future.
  • 9. Respect your loved one.
  • 10. Be a resource for other family caregivers.