Concerning the caregiver

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If you’re not a caregiver yet, there’s a pretty good chance you might be eventually. Whether it’s caring for an aging parent or spouse, or perhaps a special-needs child, the number of caregivers is growing as the population ages.

Caregivers do incredibly important work, often sacrificing their own needs in the process. It can be stressful, requiring a commitment of time and energy that generally comes with sacrifice.

Experts recommend finding time to take care of yourself, even if it means getting help.

You think you know about caregiving? Take this quiz from University Health System’s Health Library and test your knowledge. You might even learn something that can benefit you, and your loved one.