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National Family Caregivers Month

When you're a caregiver for a loved one with cystic fibrosis, you have an immeasurable impact on their lives. From taking them to doctor appointments and ensuring they're eating sufficiently to working with their teachers and friends, it can be exhausting.

National Family Caregivers Month

For National Family Caregivers Month this November, our focus is on YOU and your health. While it may be challenging to find time for yourself, it's crucial to staying well, both physically and emotionally.

What're some ways to care for yourself, you may ask? We have a list below and we'll be sharing more throughout the month of November. Stay tuned!

Self-care tips for caregivers

  • Move your body
  • Set a couple minutes aside each day to breathe
  • Have a friend or family member you can talk to
  • Journal your thoughts (good, bad & the ugly)
  • Treat yourself to a weekend getaway, if possible
  • Join a support group
  • Be kind to yourself

Share your experience as a caregiver

Having the role of a caregiver may feel very overwhelming at times, but you're not alone. Share below what it's like to care for someone with cystic fibrosis.


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