Care recipient (cr) has issues or problems that are overwhelming care giver cg and friends and family want to help reduce cg’s feelings of being overwhelmed

Try: Take over small daily chores around the house, such as answering the door picking up the mail or newspaper writing down phone messages doing a load of laundry feeding the family pet taking grandchildren to soccer practice or picking medicine up from the pharmacy

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Care giver stress helping care giver care giver burden care giver burnout care giver is overwhelmed respite care giver needs a break

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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