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5 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
Jul14

5 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

The role of a caregiver is a difficult job that can place physical and emotional stress on an individual. As a result, caregivers are prone to suffering from caregiver burnout, physical, and emotional exhaustion resulting from extended stress. In fact, caregiver burnout is prevalent in caregivers who are new to caregiving. Here at Senior Caring we have compiled a list of resources to help you combat caregiver burnout. However,...

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Regaining Energy After Caregiver Burnout
Apr27

Regaining Energy After Caregiver Burnout

Taking on the role of caregiver is a selfless and loving act millions of Americans take on every year. It is a huge responsibility that takes independence, empathy, physical and mental strength, and time. And sometimes giving that time can lead to burnout on many different levels. Burnout can take many different forms and affect people in different ways. But, it is important to understand there are ways to come back; regaining energy...

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Managing Emotional Burnout
Feb15

Managing Emotional Burnout

Providing care to those who cannot fully care for themselves can be rewarding, but it can also be draining. Caregiver burnout can be categorized in different ways. For example, it can be physical, mental, emotional, etc. Emotional burnout may be harder to notice than physical, but it is just as important to take care of. It can get very frustrating when caring for someone especially if it is family. As their brain, body, and lifestyle...

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Compassion Fatigue: Caring Too Much
Jan06

Compassion Fatigue: Caring Too Much

Most of us have heard of caregiver burnout, but few people know what compassion fatigue is, or how the two differ. Caregiving is a rewarding albeit stressful responsibility. As caregivers, you feel like you need to be strong all the time, but ignoring feelings like stress, fatigue, isolation, and negative self-esteem have negative effects on your health. If you don’t care for yourself first, how are you going to provide adequate care...

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Caregiver Burnout Help: You Are Not Alone
Dec23

Caregiver Burnout Help: You Are Not Alone

What is Caregiver Burnout? Burnout (n.)- exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration. No matter the profession or how skilled they may be, just about anyone can suffer from burnout. Because the job of a caregiver is no easy task, caregiver burnout is more common than you may think. To have the sole responsibility for the well-being of an aging, often fragile and...

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