Question:

Should I make the time to seek caregiver assistance and support?

Los médicos: apoyo y la asistencia

Ser un cuidador puede ser muy estresante, especialmente si el cuidador es la única persona disponible para el cuidador. Hay programas que pueden ayudar a entrenar a un cuidador para aprender a cuidar de sí mismo y para prevenir el agotamiento y eventuales problemas de salud relacionados.

Muchos programas ofrecen una serie educativa sobre cómo el médico debe cuidar de sí mismo en las áreas de reducción del estrés, la vida y el equilibrio de cuidador, las comunicaciones y la forma de tomar decisiones difíciles. El cuidador también ayudan a los programas de las aplicaciones médico completo para la asistencia financiera, asistencia de energía, Medicare y Medicaid, los servicios de transporte y los servicios de comida.

Grupos de asistencia cuidador se puede encontrar en línea o en toda su comunidad. Si el grupo de apoyo médico en su comunidad local, se podrá establecer una biblioteca de cuidador con libros y DVD sobre el cuidado de una persona mayor o una persona con problemas de salud. El centro también puede tener equipos y personal para ayudar al cuidador temas de investigación de interés relativos a su cargo? S enfermedad.

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