Protect Seniors from Fraud
Caring for an older adult can be among the most fulfilling experiences for any family caregiver. So many tasks bring pleasure as you give back to someone who may have given you so much. However, even as you lovingly provide support to a senior, you may have problems managing and balancing that support with your own busy life.
Even in the midst of hectic schedules or trying circumstances, mindfulness can help you to act and think more intentionally to find peace and acceptance in your present moment.
Learn about the five common sources of guilt as well as tips on where to focus your thoughts and energy to help eliminate feelings of guilt and take positive actions that can lead to reduced stress.
Caregiving can be a very rewarding and bonding experience but it can also be very stressful. 31% of family caregivers admit they'd like more help, and 25% actually resent other family members who don't help out more.
The pressures of providing senior care can cause long-term health complications for the care provider. The stress of caregiving can actually build up to cause caregiver distress.
Caregiving can be a lonely experience. Use this list of resources to find a local support group.
Sometimes the responsibilities of caring for a family member can go beyond just “stressing you out,” and instead can put you at risk for developing long-term health issues. When the pressures of caregiving build up, a family caregiver can move from just being stressed to actually suffering from "distress."
More than 44 million individuals in the U.S. and Canada are family caregivers. Yet few of these family caregivers identify themselves as such. Why?
Get helpful tips and articles like these delivered to your email.