Remember the airplane safety warning: You need to secure your oxygen mask first so that you can help others? But caring for yourself when you are a family caregiver can be one of the hardest things to do.
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More than 60% of family caregivers work full-time while caring for aging parents or a loved one. Learn more about managing the demands at work with the growing needs at home.
Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient of people. It is important to remember that taking time to care for yourself is not selfish. In fact, it is a crucial part of caregiving and an important factor in your ability to provide quality and loving care to your aging parent or friend.
Caregiving is a demanding job, and no one is equipped to do it alone. Respite care provides short-term breaks that can relieve your stress, restore some of your energy and promote balance in your life.
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