Infectious disease outbreaks like COVID-19 can place considerable stress on caregivers, many of whom play a vital role in the delivery of care — and information — to patients and their families, and within their communities. The American Psychiatric Association published the following tips encouraging caregivers to prioritize their own health during this global health crisis.
You spend your days caring for others. It’s likely you forget about yourself. Dr. Susan Rehm explains why Cleveland Clinic offers all professional staff a “Well-Being Day” for any well-being related purpose.
Meaningful acts of self-care can take a mere 60 seconds. Taylor Rush, PhD, explains why caregivers should make them a priority.
It’s awfully easy for caregivers to forget to take care of themselves. Andre Machado, MD, shares his eye-opening experience having his first physical through Cleveland Clinic’s Executive Health Program at age 40.