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Sign 6: Feeling grief or sadness

You answered "no" to this stress sign. Many caregivers experience delayed reactions to their feelings. If you begin to feel grief or sadness, be prepared by using these resources:

Why you feel grief and loss

Grief and loss
Explains symptoms of grief and ways you can cope with them.

Learn how others cope with their feelings

Message boards
You'll find sympathetic caregivers on our message boards, which you can access anonymously 24/7 from the privacy of your home.

NEXT SIGN: Frustration and anger >


Call our 24-hour helpline


"Grief can feel very isolating at times. We're glad to give you a place to talk confidentially with someone who understands."

Rose K., MA
care consultant

Connect with others

Contact your local chapter
Find a support group in your area and other programs for caregivers.

Join our message boards
Tap into a vibrant online community of caregivers.

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Last Updated: 10/17/2008