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Manage Caregiver Stress by Caring for Yourself

When you are a caregiver, taking time to care for yourself can be an enormous challenge. Finding moments for quiet, personal time is important for everyone, so we hope that the following tips may provide some guidance for you or a loved one.

See Also: 11 Affirmations for New Caregivers

In the United Stated, there are approximately 43.5 million adults who provide what is called “unpaid” care to someone age 50 or older. That is nearly 19% of all adults.

These tips were gleaned from experts and other caregivers through various sources. If you would like more information, please visit the AARP Caregiving Resource Center online.
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