Here are some positive ways to minimize caregiver stress during the holidays so you can enjoy the festivities along with everyone else.
Between all of the holiday preparations, family obligations, and caregiving responsibilities, it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders.
Running a family caregiver meeting is a lot like running a business meeting, except for one thing that has to be dealt with – family dynamics. Here are seven tips on how to run a family caregiving meeting effectively.
It’s important that you find an agency that you feel will support you and treat you like the professional you are. Here are five questions you should ask during your caregiver interview.
Feelings of guilt are so prevalent among family caregivers that it even has a name: “caregiver guilt.” Many caregivers feel guilty because they believe they’re not providing adequate care; they experience guilt over feeling frustrated and angry about their chaotic life or lack of control, or over their need to take a respite care break.
Family caregivers spend an average of more than 24 hours a week helping their loved ones continue to live at home. Unfortunately, this time commitment and all the other obligations a caregiver has often put their physical and mental health at the bottom of their to-do list.
If you’re a family caregiver who is feeling stressed, anxious, and exhausted, rest assured that you’re not alone. Here are some sources that can provide you with the caregiving support you need.
At Home Instead of Southwest Florida, we provide caregivers with several benefits that include personal growth and development, job satisfaction, and flexibility. What does it take for you to be a good caregiver? Read on to learn more about the top qualities that professional caregivers should have.