Take Care of Yourself

Sometimes parents put their own needs last. But the fact is that parents cannot continue as effective caregivers if they do not take time to care for themselves. Parents need to be healthy to give all that they can to their loved ones.10

Also, parents may benefit from mental health counseling services and are encouraged to bring up their mental health concerns (e.g. depression, anxiety) to their primary health care provider.

MORE TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS

http://www.americanheart.org/

Choose "For Caregivers" on the
left-hand side of the website to view tips.

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