Caregiver, nowhere it is it written that your life, your health, your dreams and goals, come last. But so many caregivers feel this way. We feel selfish putting our needs first, or even having needs at all, when we are caring for a sick or aging family member. Our role as caregiver doesn't mean we don't matter; it means we matter a lot to someone else. And we have to take care of our own lives in order to be in a position to help someone else. To help you do that, here is the family caregiver bill or rights.
- You have the right to a life. Nowhere is it written that family caregivers must shelve their own lives to manage someone else's. You have a right to maintain your relationships and personal interests. Carve out time for you.
This post is adapted from the original at WorkingDaughter.com.
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