Why Respite Care Should Be a Part of Every Family’s Care Plan

Although it’s highly gratifying, serving as a family caregiver can be physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting. No matter what role you find yourself serving, here’s why respite care should be an essential part of your family’s overall care plan.

The Role of Caregiver Guilt: “I Made a Promise.”

Being a more effective caregiver requires the ability to manage negative emotions that can interfere with the quality of care that you provide, including guilt. That said, here are several ways to keep your attitude positive so that your seniors will continue to receive the nurturing they deserve.

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Caregiver Support – Why Self-Care is Not Selfish

To avoid caregiver stress, it may become necessary to focus on your own health so that your senior continues to receive the care they deserve. If you currently find yourself in this position, here’s why practicing self-care doesn’t mean that you are a selfish person. 

Why Family Caregivers Deserve Care Too

All too often, family members and friends acting as caregivers go unrecognized. Rarely is their invaluable contribution to people's lives acknowledged. It's evident from the high incidence of caregiver stress that they need and deserve as much support and care as possible.

How to Tell Your Family You Need Help Caring for Elderly Parents

Once your aging parents need caregiving assistance it’s not uncommon for old sibling rivalries to resurface as relationships get magnified. If you’ve been shouldering most of the caregiving burden alone, here’s how to let your family members know that you could use their help in caring for your elderly parents. 

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