Dec 18

Tips for Handling Stress as a Caregiver

By MD for Seniors

Caregivers for sick or elderly parents, spouses or other family members are critical for making loved ones feel comfortable and cared for. Any one who provides care or aides someone in need deserves recognition and support.

According to the Mayo Clinic, 80 percent of long-term care in the U.S. is provided by an informal caregiver. However, family members or loved ones often don’t recognize the importance or stress related to the support they provide. For that reason, they may under-utilize tips or resources offered to caretakers of all types. Here are a few ways caregivers can help themselves avoid …read more

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