How do I ask for help?
Seniorlink Center for Clinical Excellence
You have a lot on your plate as a caregiver. Asking for help from others can be difficult. You may be unsure about how to ask or what to ask for. You may also feel like you should be able to do it all. Remember that you don't have to do it all by yourself! This video provides some ideas for how you can ask for and accept help. You will benefit from getting some time to yourself and will be a better caregiver for it.
- Remember: accepting help can help you be an even better caregiver.
- Make a list of tasks and a list of people interested in helping.
- Be specific when you ask for help.