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The Signs and Causes of Caregiver Burnout

By: Ellen Platt at The Option Group Being a caregiver is incredibly demanding, and not just physically. Many caregivers experience caregiver burnout, or a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion that is often accompanied by a change in attitude. Burnout can occur when a caregiver is not getting adequate support or when they are going beyond their physical, financial or emotional abilities to provide care. What are the symptoms of caregiver burnout?   11 Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout  Because the symptoms of caregiver burnout are so similar to symptoms for other conditions like exhaustion, stress and depression, it’s important […]

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New Survey of Aging Experts Gives Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Family Feud when Caring for Aging Parents

  Press Release   For Immediate Release                                         Contact:  Ellen S. Platt, MEd, CRC, CCM The Option Group Case Management and Consulting                   410-667-0266   New Survey of Aging Experts Gives Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Family Feud when Caring for Aging Parents Hunt Valley, MD:   The Option Group Case Management and Consulting Ellen Platt, Geriatric Care Manager with The Option Group in Hunt Valley, MD participated in a survey conducted by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) of 335 geriatric care managers across the country on this question–Looking for tips on how to avoid a major family […]

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