30 Ways Caregivers Can Care For Themselves!
11. Treat Yourself to Something that You Love
It could be a manicure, a massage, or just a cup of tea and a good book. Whatever it is, take time to treat yourself!
12. Keep a Journal
Putting your thoughts to paper can help you clear your head, and keep stress at bay!
Nothing provides escape quite like an engrossing novel. Pick up your favorite page-turner and get your nose stuck in a book!
14. Eat Healthy
A healthy diet will give you more energy to get through the day!
15. Cuddle With Your Pet
Animal therapy is great for Alzheimer’s patients and Caregivers alike! Spending time with pets can lower blood pressure and anxiety, increase socialization, lift spirits, and offer comfort!
16. Indulge in Some Comfort Food
My favorite comfort food is mac ‘n cheese! What’s yours?
17. Love Yourself
We spend so much time loving and caring for others, we sometimes forget to love and take care of ourselves!
18. Get A Massage
Take time to pamper yourself!
19. Surround Yourself With Positive People
Caregiving can be overwhelming at times, so it’s important to have a positive support system to lean on!
20. Never Stop Learning
It’s never too late to expand your knowledge and learn something new! Maybe sign up for an online class, or teach yourself how to knit?