Friday’s Food for Thought:
 
Acting as a caregiver for a sick friend or family member can be a beautiful & loving act, but it can also be incredibly stressful for the caregiver. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on the caregiver’s health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading to burnout, a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion.
 
Thankfully, there’s now a hotline specifically for caregivers:
 
It’s worth noting that proper estate planning can also help minimize the stress on caregivers by making sure that all the necessary tools are already in place for them to assist you with your affairs, relieving them of the extra burden of having to figure out the “how” when they’re already busy taking care of you. If you’re interested to learn more about how we can help, call us at 518-313-7809 to schedule a consult.