Caregiver Self-Care Tips
As actress and singer Lena Horne once said, “It’s not the load that breaks you
down, it’s the way you carry it.” While we can’t change the nature of the
“load,” or the stresses of dementia caregiving, we can help caregivers learn to
carry it more easily. The tools, tips, information, and food for thought that
follow are intended to keep you flexible, strong, and capable of carrying your
load without being too weighed down by the burden.
Research confirms that caregivers [...]