Caregiver stress is the emotional and physical strain of caregiving. Individuals who experience the most caregiver stress are the most vulnerable to a decline in their own health as a caregiver, you are susceptible to depression and anxiety.
These tips have helped others deal with caregiver stress:
- Ask for and accept help
- Don’t give in to guilt
- Join a support group
- Become educated about the disease
- Stay connected with friends and family
- Commit to staying healthy by eating right and exercising
- Visit your doctor
- Try to keep a sense of humor
- TAKE A BREAK!
TASS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: HOME HELPERS OF BERGEN COUNTY
At Home Helpers Home Care, we’re here to do exactly what our name says: help. We’re more than an in-home health care agency – we’re your extended family when family can’t be there. From our initial free in-home consultation to compassionate, caring in-home health care services to medical monitoring, we provide exceptional support for you, your loved one, and your entire family. We work with you to create a customized care plan that matches your family’s needs, taking time to understand your unique situation through a step-by-step process for the best quality of life for your loved one and peace of mind for you.
- FREE IN-HOME CONSULTATION
- FREE HOME SAFETY CHECK
- CAREGIVER MATCH
- AFFORDABLE CARE
Our home care services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so you know your loved one’s needs are always being met. We offer care when and where it’s needed, whether it’s at home, in a retirement community or assisted living, or skilled nursing facility. We also help those recovering from surgery or injury, coping with a long-term illness, or managing an ongoing medical condition such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, or ALS. Whatever your family’s needs, Home Helpers can provide the care that makes the difference.
Do you have questions? Give our owners a call!
Kristin Shute & Terry McIndoe
Home Helpers & Direct Link
Tel: 201-236-6333| Fax: 201-236-1258
79 N. Franklin Tpke, Suite 107
Ramsey, NJ 07446
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About The Alliance for Senior Services (TASS)
If you are looking for guidance on the best senior services in your area or just some friendly advice, TASS would be happy to help you and your family make the most informed decisions about future possibilities.
These areas include healthcare, therapy, legal, accounting, financial, household and a variety of personal services. The fee for these services is based on each professional; however, some have special discounts for seniors! For a full list of available services, please visit our website at https://www.tassgroup.org/. Give us a call at 1-866-317-0777!