Feeling exhausted as a caregiver is all too common. Respite care can alleviate some of those symptoms of caregiver burnout. See how!
With the many things you have to do every day as a caregiver, it’s easy to see how your energy can get depleted over time. Here are some steps you can take to revitalize yourself!
In the beginning, family members are often available to step in and provide supervision and support, but eventually, a senior’s needs can get to the point where hiring a professional caregiver becomes the best option to maintain the health and safety of your loved one. However, when does that happen?
If you're caregiving for a spouse, providing quality care requires that you stay physically and mentally healthy. That may mean asking for some help.
The "sandwich generation" comprises those who are taking care of their own children while helping to care for aging parents. For some, this may seem like an unmanageable situation, but here are a few things you can do to help manage the stress.
Although caregiving is a labor of love, it can be very physically and emotionally demanding. If you are currently serving as a caregiver for an aging loved one, here’s how to ask for help without compromising their quality of life.
When your top priority is your loved one’s health and wellbeing, it can feel impossible to justify your own needs. Maintaining your own wellness, however, is the opposite of selfish when someone you love needs long term care.