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Sign 8: Having health problems

You answered "no" to this stress sign. If you find yourself saying, "I canít remember the last time I felt good," take steps to restore your well-being with these resources:


 
How to be a healthy caregiver

How to be a healthy caregiver
Review the symptoms of stress that can be damaging to you and the person with Alzheimer's. Then follow the steps to be a healthy caregiver.

Taking care of you: self-care for family caregivers

Taking care of you: self-care for family caregivers
Check out this resource from the Family Caregiver Alliance for reducing stress and tips on talking to your doctor about your own health.

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"If you've put your own needs on the back burner, we can be that gentle reminder about the importance of taking care of yourself."

Jaime E., MSW, LSW
Alzheimer's
Association
care consultant

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Last Updated: 10/17/2008