Camila Martin

Family caregiver and part-time journalist

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Camila Martin

Camila has researched and written articles to help inform caregivers in the fields of Health & Wellness, Home & Living, Promoting Happiness, Caring for Yourself, Finance, Legal Issues, and How it Works.

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Camila Martin

Camila Martin

Aug 13, 2018

Stay Social and Keep Up with Friends

Staying socially connected decreases isolation and feelings of loneliness, making you feel less depressed or anxious during this time of your caregiving life. Even better, getting active with your friends can improve your physical health and decrease stress brought on by your caregiving role.

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Camila Martin

Camila Martin

Aug 13, 2018

Take Time for Yourself

Once you make yourself and your health a priority, you will find that you feel better. You may get sick less often or sleep better. You may even enjoy your caregiving tasks more than before. In any case, you are a better caregiver when you focus on your own health first.

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Camila Martin

Camila Martin

Aug 13, 2018

Stop Feeling Guilty

Caregivers can feel guilty for more than just taking time alone, making mistakes, or feeling angry at their loved one.

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