As I continue to recover from this latest setback, now spanning almost two months, I am recognizing the need for caregivers to care for themselves more than ever. I’ve had a few close family members spend all of their time with me, and while I am grateful for this; I can’t imagine how difficult this role has been for them.
Last week I posted a topic on the new caregivers hotline so that those in this role know of a resource dedicated solely to helping them. I also wanted to share a new column from an amazing co-columnist Christie who is a caregiver for her Mom pre and post-double lung transplant. Take a read through her column titled Caregivers Need Care, Too and share your thoughts the issues caregivers face on a daily basis.
In her column, Christie writes about ways to support a caregiver. Have any of these been particularly helpful to you as a caregiver?
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