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10 Tips to Manage Caregiver Stress


Are you or someone you know overwhelmed with the care of a loved one? It may be caregiver burnout. Don't know? Take our quiz —> here.

Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. Burnout can occur when caregivers don't get the help they need, or if they try to do more than they are able -- either physically or financially. Caregivers who are "burned out" may experience fatigue, stress, anxiety, and depression. Many caregivers also feel guilty if they spend time on themselves rather than on their ill or elderly loved ones.

Here are 10 tips to manage caregiver stress.