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Caring for Yourself: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

November 2016 | National Institute on Aging a part of the National Institutes on Health

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It’s okay to ask for help from family and friends. You don’t have to do everything yourself.

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members or friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, using adult day care services, or getting help from a local home health care agency. Taking these actions can bring you some relief. It also may help keep you from getting ill or depressed.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/caring-yourself


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