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Things that help the carer

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Self-Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers

1. Prioritize Your Wellbeing

Take Care of Yourself: Your health is as important as the person you're caring for.

2. Manage Emotional Challenges

Accept Emotions: Don't feel guilty about feeling overwhelmed or upset; it's part of being human.

3. Schedule Time Off

Take Breaks: Engage in activities solely for your enjoyment and relaxation.

Join Support Groups: Connect with others facing similar challenges in caregiving.

4. Educate Yourself

Learn About Dementia: Attend local courses or discussion groups to expand your knowledge.

Research Resources: Explore information and resources available on dementia.

5. Know Your Rights

Seek Benefits: Understand your entitlement to benefits and support available for caregivers.

Utilize Charities: Access assistance from charities and organizations dedicated to caregiving.

6. Be Prepared

Keep Important Information: Maintain a list of essential contacts, including medical professionals and support services.

Stay Organized: Create a notice board with tasks and reminders for effective planning.

7. Involve Family and Friends

Share Responsibilities: Enlist the support of loved ones to lighten the caregiving load.