If you’re feeling guilty over using respite care or wanting to, here are five tips for leaving that guilt behind.
At HomeChoice Home Care Solutions, we’ve met and assisted hundreds of family caregivers over the past 15+ years. We understand how important mindfulness and self-care are for these special people, and we’d love to share these five tips to help you be your best for yourself and your family.
Having helped many families with loved ones suffering from dementia, we’re happy to provide you with these tips on how you can create dementia-friendly holidays and celebrations for you, your family, and your loved ones.
Every family has its unique dynamics. When a family member is diagnosed with dementia, a family’s relationships and roles with one another usually begin to shift. Navigating these changing family dynamics can bring a family closer or drive them farther apart.
With caregiver burnout being a serious issue, a respite care plan is something every caregiver needs, and it’s not hard to create!
As the days go by and the added stress of caregiving builds, many informal caregivers run the risk of developing a condition known as caregiver burnout. When left unaddressed, the mental, physical, and emotional toll of caregiver burnout can lower the quality of life of both caregiver and care recipient.
How will you know when it’s time to find respite care to step in and help? Use these red flags to guide your decision.
Caregiver burnout is experienced by many family caregivers and is nothing to be ashamed of. Here are some ways to fight it!
Coping with feelings of resentment while caring for an aging family member can be hard when you’re already feeling stressed out, exhausted or underappreciated. Fortunately, ensuring a higher quality of life for both of you is possible when taking these steps.
Many older adults who are caring for an ill spouse are also too proud to ask for help, which then places the health and wellbeing of both parties at risk. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, use these caregiving tips from the experts.