CAREGIVERS

msann
By msann Latest Reply 2018-12-18 09:47:20 -0600
Started 2018-11-07 10:12:39 -0600

hey guys i am diabetic but i am caregiver for my mom 87 and aunt 91 any tips on controling the stress that comes with it thanks for your replys


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jimLE
jimLE 2018-12-18 09:47:20 -0600 Report

I did for my mom 10 years.she rarely went outside due to a very low immune system. Plus we lived in the country.So i found it nice to be able to just sit outside and enjoy my morning coffee.plus i got a pomeranian 8 years ago.she's. Has a Very friendly and outgoing personality.a take her for walks. I visit with neighbours time to time.i even do a lil something time 2 time.I've learned that all these things makes life less stressful. For me.

suecsdy
suecsdy 2018-11-08 12:49:04 -0600 Report

I know it's probably hard to find a little time for yourself, but put aside a little part of the day for you. Read or indulge in your favorite craft or tv show. I know you must be really busy with 2 elderly relatives to care for. And I know it sounds crazy but it works for me…deep breathing. It really helps me let go of some stress.

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