Tips on adjusting to and preparing for the role of caregiver (cg)

Try: Caregiving is somewhat like running a marathon that has to be run everyday and you feel like it is your duty to smile while you are running and the effort will never get recognized acknowledged or appreciated by anyone but you be realistic about the changes and challenges you will face upon undertaking the job of caregiver develop a positive attitude realize that your life will undergo a big change you may experience a new normal weekly or sometimes daily with either the caregiving duties or the physical or emotional challenges of the Care recipient (cr) prepare for added stress don’t try to be supercaregiver realize that the job could be a very long term commitment your immediate family members husband wife and children may show resentment at having to share you with the cr

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

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