April is Stress Awareness month and anyone who has ever provided senior care for a loved one fully understands the stress that can come with the territory. Some crisis situations may cause extreme stress, but others are a part of a caregiver's day to day duties. As caregivers, we can learn to recognize stress and do all we can to deal with it in a positive way.
Here are some informative articles from others that may offer senior care givers some tools to help combat the stress they regularly deal with.
Joan T presents Encouraging Caregivers: Things you can do to encourage yourself posted at Encouraging Caregivers.
Jonathan Rosenfeld presents Government Report Confirms Pressure Ulcers Harm All Nursing Home Residents; Regardless Of Race, Sex or Age posted at Jonathan Rosenfeld's Nursing Homes Abuse Blog.
Carrie L. Hill, Ph.D., writes that If you're a caregiver for your parent with Alzheimer's and you feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders, consider these tips for coping with caregiver stress and burnout in Alzheimer's Disease: Coping With Caregiver Stress and Burnout
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