When Should You Take A Break From Caregiving?

Has caregiving left you physically drained, mentally exhausted and spiritually numb? Are you feeling isolated, depressed and angry?

If so, you are experiencing the major red flags that you need a break from caregiving’s demands and responsibilities.

“Unlike the Energizer™ bunny — it goes and goes and goes — caregivers’ batteries do run down,” says Elisha Beard, the supportive services coordinator for the Adult Day Program at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. “And when they do, caregivers need respite.”

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Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/201...