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Supporting the Family Caregiver with Respite Care

Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about supporting the family caregiver with respite care.

Caregiver Depression: A Silent Health Crisis
The Family Caregiver Alliance offers an informative fact sheet on the risks and symptoms of depression in caregivers.

“Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers”
This informative guide provides valuable tips for keeping healthy while delivering care to others.

Achieving Emotional Distance from Overwhelming Caregiving Responsibilities
Learn a strategy to help a caregiver deal with feelings and be objective in providing daily care over the long term to a loved one. Note that this is a downloadable PDF.

Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued guidance explaining circumstances under which discrimination against workers with caregiving responsibilities might constitute discrimination, outlined in this document.