Self-care is especially important in this busy holiday season. In this post, we highlight key steps you can take to lower your stress and make the season easier.
Caregiving training options may not solve all the issues of caregiving but they can give you an advantage. As a result, they can help you provide better care and ensure the safety of your loved one. Thankfully, there are some good choices available.
Caregiving is a critical role, one that helps ensure that seniors are cared for. Yet, discussions of caregiving often overlook how extremely draining the process can be and how much people struggle on a day-to-day basis. This post highlights some of these issues and ways forward.
As a caregiver, privacy can often feel out of reach. But, for your own physical and mental health, it is an important goal. This post highlights techniques that you can take to ensure you always have some privacy.
Caregivers have a tough job, yet many of them didn’t choose to be involved. That pattern can have many negative implications for caregivers but there are ways around it too.
Regardless of how you view gardening – it can be a powerful tool for caregivers, offering both physical and mental benefits. What’s more, setting up your own garden doesn’t have to be difficult.
Finding help as a caregiver is often critical for ensuring you are able to take care of yourself effectively. This post highlights one specific approach for doing so, to help ensure you get the support and assistance that you need.
Many caregivers face an uphill battle, as family members may resist support in key areas. Why does this happen and what can caregivers do to improve the situation. In this post, we introduce the challenges of stubborn parents and highlight various posts that offer direction and support.
Part-time caregiving is a broad field, including situations like looking after a family member for a few hours each day or even just dropping in a few days per week. But, however part-time caregiving looks for you, the role is a surprisingly challenging one.
Caregivers often overlook the implications of caregiving, yet find that their own health is often compromised. This effect isn’t too surprising in light of the demands of caregiving. Yet, there are still steps that can be taken to decrease the negative outcomes and protect your own health.
Caregiving is a challenging role and is becoming more and more important as the senior population grows. Yet, support is fairly limited.
To those on the outside, caregiving can sometimes seem simple. Yet, the role brings more challenges than most realize. Being able to care for yourself and realize your own limitations are critical skills.
Regardless of who you are caring for and why, caregiving comes with a unique set of challenges. In this post, I take a look at where to find support and ways of simply surviving.
For seniors on a fixed income, making ends meet can sometimes feel like an impossible task. At the same time, seniors may also face health problems or disabilities. These can be costly in their own right and can make the process of saving money that much more difficult. Thankfully, there are a number of approaches that you can take.
Loneliness can often seem like a natural part of life and aging. Because of this, it’s easy to underestimate just how significant aging can be or what impacts it can have on physical and mental health.
Finding joy in caregiving might seem like an unrealistic goal, but surprisingly it is actually very achievable. At the same time, this approach is also important for both you and the person you are caring for.
Providing care for a loved one is such a complicated situation, especially because of all the emotions involved. But, one word that people often don’t think about is acceptance and this is actually very relevant for caregiving.
The process of aging can be scary, but our interviews showed some unexpected things that professional woman worry about. Do these things match your own fears, or do you have other concerns?
With all the challenges of caregiving, caregivers often overlook their own personal needs. Yet, doing this is a risk, and caregivers really do need to take the time to care for themselves.
Throughout the nation and the world, many people are acting as informal caregivers, looking after elderly parents, disabled partners or children, or other people. In some cases, people don’t even actively view themselves as caregivers. After all, helping out a family member can simply feel like you are giving someone a hand or even that […]