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Stress Management

Stress management -- we all struggle with it. As Caregivers we are prone to putting our loved one's needs before our own which amplifies our stress.   As we age, so do our parents and loved ones. This means either by choice or by necessity, we become caregivers for the people who once cared for us. Being in this position is all at once rewarding and overwhelming. It’s rewarding to know that what you’re doing is making your loved one comfortable and easing any emotional or physical pain. It’s overwhelming on the days when nothing you do seems to be easing the discomfort.  Here are some tips for managing our stress and caring for ourselves.