Emotional impact of caring

The emotions of caring can feel like a rollercoaster. It may seem like you are the only person who feels that way, but be reassured, you are not alone. Watching other people share their stories can be an emotional experience, so take things at a pace that’s right for you.

This library is for all carers looking after someone who is unable to care for themselves.

If you are caring for a someone with a terminal illness, it can be both rewarding and challenging. Information from Marie Curie can help you know what to expect – from day-to-day caring to looking after your own needs. Please visit our site via the useful links.

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