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Home Instead Senior Care network research reveals that caregivers who hide their emotions are 2.3 times more likely than other caregivers to have experienced depression since becoming a caregiver.

Kathy-Driving

Facing the Challenges of Being a Family Caregiver

Caregiving can be a very rewarding and bonding experience but it can also be very stressful. 31% of family caregivers admit they'd like more help, and 25% actually resent other family members who don't help out more.

Kathy-Upset

5 Ways to Keep Guilt from Stressing You Out

Learn about the five common sources of guilt as well as tips on where to focus your thoughts and energy to help eliminate feelings of guilt and take positive actions that can lead to reduced stress.

Mindful-Exercises

Mindfulness Exercises to Reduce Stress from the Inside Out

Even in the midst of hectic schedules or trying circumstances, mindfulness can help you to act and think more intentionally to find peace and acceptance in your present moment.

People often have mixed emotions about caregiving.

Processing the Mixed Emotions of Caregiving

Nearly three-fourths (74 percent) of family caregivers who hide their feelings are overwhelmed, but that same percentage also feel loved.

Hidden emotions can take an emotional and physical toll on a caregiver.

Managing the Emotional Fallout of Caregiving

Caregivers who repress their feelings say that other areas of their lives have suffered including personal time, time with family and friends, hobbies, marriage and relationships, and career.

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