Caregivers Corner: A guide to being a first time caregiver

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- If you've recently started caring for a loved one, or if you are anticipating the need to offer care in the future, you may find yourself wondering where to begin.

While caregivers often have a complicated role to play, particularly if your loved one is hesitant to accept help, there are a few things that can help make your caregiving process go smoothly from the start.

Of course, it's impossible to boil down everything involved in caregiving into a simple list, but the following tips can help as you prepare to take on your new role.

Many of the challenges caregivers face involve help, money, knowledge, and support.

Watch the video above for tips and tricks on starting your caregiving journey.

For more online help and tips, join the Caregivers Corner group on Facebook.
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