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Self-care for caregivers

Resources to bring ease and insight into your care experience.

Many caregivers don’t see themselves through the lens of being “caregivers” and get lost in the day-to-day role. It’s easy to lose sight of just how much responsibility you take on and the impact it can have on you, both good and bad.

Why caregivers need support

This video discusses the profound impact caregiving can have on a person’s life - mentally, physically, emotionally, socially and financially - and why caring for caregivers is a smart investment.


   

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Understanding caregiver burnout

Consider this caregiver task inventory—how often do you say “yes?”
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Caregiver self-assessment

Take our caregiver burnout self-assessment to see how you’re doing.
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Caregiver handbook

Tips to help caregivers navigate the healthcare system more easily and efficiently.
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The care path

Navigating the journey - how do you avoid pitfalls?
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Setting boundaries

A worksheet to help identify your needs.
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Huddol

Learn, share and connect online with other caregivers like you.
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Care planning

Tips and resources to ensure you get the answers and support you need for the person in your care.
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Finding help

Connect with these caregiver support organizations and services to find the right help for you.
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Caregiving for specific conditions

Alzheimer’s:

What you need to know
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HIV:

What you need to know
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ADHD:

What you need to know
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Cancer:

A guide for caregivers
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Multiple Sclerosis:

A guide for caregivers
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Dementia:

A guide for caregivers
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