Put Your Oxygen Mask on First - The Challenges of Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care

Learn how to balance the needs of the patient with your own health and well-being.

Presented by Michelle M. Bishop PhD, Haile Market Therapy & Behavioral Medicine

Run Time: 57:43 minutes.

Dr. Bishop discusses stressors that can impact those who are caregivers for a recovering transplant patient including;

  • loss of work
  • social isolation
  • fear, depression, uncertainty
  • loss of control and independence
  • changing roles
  • fear what the future will bring
  • physical challenge of being a caregiver

She also addresses strategies you can use to take care of yourself, while caring for a recovering transplant patient.

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