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. 

Caring for Your Mental Health and Your Physical Health

As a family caregiver, looking out for your mental health and wellbeing is just as important as taking physical precautions. When you don’t, it leaves you exposed to emotional stress and mental fatigue. What follows are several ways to ensure that your mental health remains strong through the inevitable ups and downs.

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