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Are you a caregiver? These 5 coping strategies will improve your mental health

Some coping strategies can help you through the hard moments of caregiving.

Caregiving is no easy task. Whether it’s an aging parent or spouse, or a child with disabilities, the toll it can take on your mental health is significant. Experts say the demands can strain even the most resilient individuals, so what can you do to stay mentally strong?

Program Manager of the Community Care Transitions Program, Charise Jensen, shares five strategies to help caregivers cope. She shares why it’s important to take time off for yourself, and what the 3-in-1 rule is.

Find more advice at www.slco.org/caregiver.

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