If you’re a caregiver, you know that it can be easy to neglect your own health while you’re providing excellent care for someone else. Exhaustion, eating poorly, persistent high stress levels or lack of sleep can wear you down.
“When you’re an inpatient in the hospital, you’ve got a social worker visiting you every day, a discharge planner, a case manager. At home, some patients don’t have the kind of support they need. It becomes overwhelming, trying to navigate it all.”