Self-Care is not Selfish
Self-care for caregivers is crucial and often ‘last on the list’.
Family and professional caregivers serve an essential role in the lives of older adults. Many caregivers serve in this role while managing other responsibilities, including families and jobs. Caregivers of any age are less likely than non-caregivers to practice preventive healthcare and self-care behavior, according to the Family Caregiver Alliance.