30 Ways Caregivers Can Care For Themselves!

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11. Treat Yourself to Something that You Love

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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

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Putting your thoughts to paper can help you clear your head, and keep stress at bay!

13. Read

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Nothing provides escape quite like an engrossing novel. Pick up your favorite page-turner and get your nose stuck in a book!

14. Eat HealthyALZ_14_Eat

A healthy diet will give you more energy to get through the day!

15. Cuddle With Your Pet

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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

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My favorite comfort food is mac ‘n cheese! What’s yours?

17. Love Yourself

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We spend so much time loving and caring for others, we sometimes forget to love and take care of ourselves!

18. Get A Massage

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Take time to pamper yourself!

19. Surround Yourself With Positive People

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Caregiving can be overwhelming at times, so it’s important to have a positive support system to lean on!

20. Never Stop Learning

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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?

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