Health and Wellness

Caregivers' Circle

Stephanie Erickson

Caregivers’ Circle – Simple and Realistic Steps for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves

Caregivers are selfless.  They continually push aside their own needs and emotions to devote all their energy and time to care for another.  “Care for the caregiver” is a common phrase used.  In all honesty, what caregiver has time to care for themselves?  Is this even realistic?  This week’s guest on Caregivers’ Circle, Eleanor Silverberg, author of Keeping it Together, A Self-Development Guide for Family Caregivers discusses the importance of caregiver self-care and offers simple and realistic ways for caregivers to maintain their own health and sanity.