This is a great question! But, unfortunately, this is a question that most caregivers don’t ask until they are deeply burned out.
Sometimes people don’t give themselves enough space and time to take care of their own things. Actually, I used to be that kind of person until I got more serious in hiring other people to help me with my business because I realized that I can’t do everything myself.
When it comes to taking care of a person living with dementia, the same thing goes – you can’t handle it all by yourself; especially when the person living with dementia starts needing more and more help.
Stay for the entirety of this episode for some tips and advice on how to avoid burnout!
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2 thoughts on ““How do I know if I’m getting burned out?””
I know I am in burnout because I say in my head more than 10 times a day “I hate you”. I moved my mom in with us October 202Brings me back to being a teenager. . I just clicked on book a call but realized it is for businesses.
Hi Carolyn! Yes, booking a call is for businesses, but please attend my next support group! It’s free and you can sign up at rachaelwonderlin.com/events