How Stressed Are You?


How Stressed Are You?

rock-288776_640Caring for a family member or friend is stressful.

We believe caregiving stress is an epidemic in our communities. To raise awareness of caregiving stress and to better help you, please rate your stress and indicate the source(s) of your stress in our simple caregiving stress survey.

According to, you may be stressed if you experience any of these symptoms:
Memory problems
Inability to concentrate
Poor judgment
Seeing only the negative
Anxious or racing thoughts
Constant worryingMoodiness
Irritability or short temper
Agitation, inability to relax
Feeling overwhelmed
Sense of loneliness and isolation
Depression or general unhappiness

Aches and pains
Diarrhea or constipation
Nausea, dizziness
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
Loss of sex drive
Frequent coldsEating more or less
Sleeping too much or too little
Isolating yourself from others
Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities
Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)

Please note: is no longer affiliated with and does not endorse the Certified Caregiving training programs.