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Who cares for the carers?
Out of interest I was wondering how many of the carers out there remember to look after themselves. You get so caught up looking after someone else that you let your own health slip. I know I did, I try and take regular time out now as I feel it makes me more able to cope. If anyone else is in this position, please try and schedule time for yourself, take advantage of any help that is offerred, and look into other services that can offer you respite. Some carers groups offer relaxation nights, massages etc. You need to keep yourself healthy if you are going to care for someone long term. Take care.