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    Care Giver Burden / Burn-out / Stress

    Caregiver burden is the physical and emotional toll that can result from providing care to another. Caregiver burnout can occur when caregivers don’t get the help they need.  

    1. Symptoms of Caregiver Stress
    2. Healthy Choices for Dealing with Stress
    3. How we can help with Care Giver Burnout
    4. Learn more about Care Giver Burnout

    Symptoms of Caregiver Stress 

    Physical:

    • Change in sleep patterns
    • Frequent headaches
    • Changes in weight/appetite
    • Always feeling tired
    • Muscle aches

    Emotional:

    • Frequent mood swings
    • Anger/irritability
    • Anxiety/worry
    • Depression
    • Difficulty concentrating

    Behavioral:

    • Increased use of drugs/alcohol
    • Avoiding decisions
    • Overreacting

    Relationships:

    • Problems with marriage or relationship with children
    • Fewer contacts with friends
    • Resentment
    • Lowered sex drive

    Healthy Choices for Dealing with Stress:

    • Get enough rest and eat properly
    • Get regular medical checkups
    • Communicate your feelings
    • Maintain a sense of humor
    • Be forgiving
    • Make time for leisure
    • Accept help

    How we can help with Care Giver Burnout

    Life Stage Solutions can help relieve the workload of a caregiver by offloading tasks to a professional. This frees up your time to have a normal relationship with your loved one, rather than always being a health care provider. Learn ways we can help you.

    Learn more about Care Giver Burnout

     

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