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Caregivers often neglect own needs, but here's how you can help

When providing care for a loved one, caregivers can often neglect their own needs. Life coach Deana Williams shares 3 ways you can help.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Caregivers play a vital role in helping those who can't do basic day-to-day tasks. But who cares for a caregiver? Life coach Deana Williams has 3 ways you can make a difference for someone you love.

First, ask "how can I help?" Do what is asked, not what you think. Observe from afar and don't judge. Enlist help if needed.

Secondly, be a better family member, friend or co-worker and assist where you can. Make time to stop by or call rather than sending a text or email.

Finally, advocate for the caregiver. Remind them that they must take time out for themselves. 

Watch the video to see how Deana put this advice to work with two of The Vine's own, Theba Lolley and Brittany Rush. They both are caregivers for their parents.

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