The truth is that many caregivers feel like they were forced into their roles. Many who care for family members often feel like they have to care for their loved ones because no one else will. Children feel obligated to care for elderly parents for as long as they can to avoid nursing homes.
Regardless of whether you are a professional caregiver or just a family member caring for your family in need, burnout is a concern. Thankfully, there are ways to guard yourself against burnout.