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Elder Care-Seniors
Long Term Care

Care giving Resources

Elder Care-Seniors

Long Term Care

Resource: Caregiver 911
Seek respite care
Turn responsibility over to another, either for a few hours or a few days.

Set reasonable goals
Take your feelings into account. Be realistic about what you can or cannot do.

Involve others
Actively look for ways to involve other family members, friends and neighbors with your care receiver and keep them involved.

Recognize your loved one's abilities
People who need help also crave independence.

Join a support group
Support groups can let you learn, receive encouragement, and share insights and understanding with other caregivers.

Take care of yourself
Get the sleep you need Find a private place and spend time there each day. Take time to enjoy yourself and your family.

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