6 Signs of Caregiver Burnout

Caring for an elderly loved one can at times be stressful. Over time, caregivers often experience exhaustion and simple tasks can become a struggle. It is important that caregivers stay aware of how they are feeling day to day and keep track of their health. If you are a caregiver and feel that you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important that you seek respite care or speak to a medical professional.

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In a recent AgingCare article, they discuss the 6 Signs of Caregiver Burnout:

  1. Isolating yourself from friends and family
  2. Losing interest in past hobbies
  3. Suicidal thoughts
  4. Changes in eating habits
  5. Strange or challenging sleep patterns
  6. Lingering illness

Caring for a loved one shouldn’t take a toll on you health. Being aware of these warning signs can help keep you and your loved one safe.

Read the full article here.