Caregivers Tips


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.

Caregiver Tips

-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.

-Eat Right.

-Rest--get sleep and take breaks.

Learn more at and the Caregiver Action Network,