Common signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout

Common signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout: 

  • You have much less energy than you once had.
  • It seems like you catch every cold that’s going around.
  • You are constantly exhausted, even after sleeping or taking a break.
  • You neglect your own needs, either because you are too busy or you don’t care anymore.
  • Your life revolves around caregiving, but it gives you little satisfaction.
  • You have trouble relaxing, even when help is available.
  • You are increasingly impatient and irritable with the person you care for.
  • You feel helpless and hopeless.