https://longevity.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NIHCaregiving.png 200 360 admin https://longevity.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/new-logo2-01-300x107.png admin2015-12-24 15:03:062017-07-24 15:03:29Coping with Caregiving: Take Care of Yourself While Caring for Others
Coping with Caregiving: Take Care of Yourself While Caring for Others
It can be a labor of love, and sometimes a job of necessity. A total of about 43 million U.S. adults provide unpaid care for someone with a serious health condition each year. These often-unsung heroes provide hours of assistance to others. Yet the stress and strain of caregiving can take a toll on their own health. NIH-funded researchers are working to understand the risks these caregivers face. And scientists are seeking better ways to protect caregivers’ health.