As a professional caregiver, you may find yourself dealing with complicated family dynamics. Here are some tips to help you navigate through them.
Once you’ve selected a reputable provider, getting the most out of your home care experience as days transition into months – and even years – takes planning and perseverance.
If you’re feeling guilty over using respite care or wanting to, here are five tips for leaving that guilt behind.
Here are five tips to being a successful co-caregiver and making it a positive experience for everyone involved!
With caregiver burnout being a serious issue, a respite care plan is something every caregiver needs, and it’s not hard to create!
Although caring for an older relative or friend can be one of the most gratifying experiences you’ll ever have, it can also be one of the most physically and emotionally demanding. What follows are some essential tips to remember when you suddenly find yourself thrust into the role of caring for an aging loved one.
When developing your caregiving action plan, using these tips will help ensure that everyone’s objectives get met.
Although serving as an informal caregiver is highly rewarding, it can also be physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. If you’re an independent senior who relies upon an informal caregiver, these are some things that they might want you to know.
Your elderly mother still lives about two hours away in the home you grew up in. Ever since dad passed away two years ago, mom has been able to continue aging in place on her own. But lately her health has taken a turn for the worse. Mom’s always made it clear to you and your siblings that she wants to remain independent for as long as possible. You want to honor mom’s wishes, but how can you assist her when you live so far away?
Many people use to-do lists when planning a vacation, home improvement project or for managing their personal finances. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who take care of an aging in place loved one, a to-do list is also important so that you can more efficiently balance those informal caregiving duties with a household, job and kids.