Being a caregiver comes with enormous responsibility. Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but the demands can also be overwhelming. If the stress of caregiving is not dealt with properly it can take a toll on your health, wellness, and ability to care for those around you, especially a family member with a special need.
Check out these five tips to avoid caregiver burnout:
Be an Advocate
Take Care of Yourself
Contact your local Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) for resources, events, materials, and support to assist in your caregiving journey.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month which aims to emphasize that when it comes to work, it’s what people can do that matters.
Celebrate this year’s Worldwide Day of Play by taking advantage of some of the inclusive services available across the Marine Corps.
In honor of National Service Dog Month, here are some fast facts on these hardworking dogs that make life better for Marine Corps families around the globe.