Thursday, May 8, 2014

5 Signs of Caregiver Stress

Being a caregiver can be stressful. Are you:
  1. Tired more than usual or most of the time
  2. Feeling overwhelmed and/or irritable
  3. Getting too much or too little sleep
  4. Gaining or losing a lot of weight
  5. Losing interest in favorite activities
If you are a caregiver exhibiting signs of stress, seek support or see your doctor. Remember, being a healthy caregiver is paramount in supporting your aging spouse or disabled relative.

Read more caregiving tips in our spring issue of Today's Transitions.

Source: Mayo Clinic

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