10 Tips for Coping with Caregiving Blues during the Holidays
Posted Dec 16 2010 12:00am
The holiday season is fraught with stress for most folks, even if it's good stress. Expectations of a "perfect" holiday, fed by advertising and media coverage, can contribute to depression for those who don't feel their holiday is measuring up. Add caregiving for elderly family members to this seasonal hoopla, and the result can be overwhelming negative stress. How can caregivers cope with the demands of creating a nice holiday environment for their loved ones and stay true to themselves?