Caregivers Tips

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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 www.mendedhearts.org and the Caregiver Action Network,www.caregiveraction.org