Taking on the role of caregiver can quickly become a stressful situation. With changes in the family dynamic, the additional workload and even financial struggles, it is common for the caregiver to suffer from the added stress. However, by recognizing the symptoms of stress and following these six tips, you will be able to manage the stress so you can experience the rewards of your new role.
The Five Stages of Grief
The loss of a loved one can be painful and a combination of many emotions - sadness, anger, denial, and numbness. This loss can be due to a death, divorce, betrayal, or unexpected occurrence where a relationship is suddenly severed. The definition of grief is feeling a deep sadness or distress after a loss. While grief is typically associated with the death of a loved one, it can be the result of major life changes, loss of health, the loss of a pet or losing financial security or a way of life.
Grief and Loss: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
Grief, or bereavement as it is commonly called, is a process that all people go through when experiencing a loss. The definition of grief as a “deep sadness caused by someone’s death,” yet grief can occur due to a variety of other circumstances, including:
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