Caregivers of heart patients may be affected physically and emotionally by this experience.
You must make and take time for yourselves. Our Anchorage chapter is made up of 50% caregivers. Join us and learn how to reduce stress and better support your loved one.
-Communicate how you are feeling.
-Allow time to grieve the lack of normal.
-Reflect on the journey--in writing.
-Educate yourself about the disease.
-Get involved in your loved one's care.
-Involve others who can help.
-Visit with other Mended Hearts members.
-Rest--get sleep and take breaks.