Study:Caregiving Can Shorten Life Four to Eight Years
Posted May 14 2009 4:32pm
Most of us are aware that the stress of caregiving can affect the caregiver's health. I spent two decades involved in direct elder care, much of it with multiple elders. I know it was and is hard work and takes a toll through chronic stress. But an article on PsychCentral.com really brought this problem into sharp focus. To all caregivers: Get help. Get support. Talk to peers. It could save your life.