Whether you’re a professional caregiver or an adult child caring for your aging parent, caring for somebody with a cognitive disease is an incredibly challenging experience. The following dementia caregiver tips could help both of you through this difficult experience.
Older adults are living longer thanks to improved technology, healthcare services, and quality of life. But as many people are finding, living longer doesn’t mean older adults retain the ability to care for themselves.
As a caregiver, you know that burnout can significantly affect your well-being outside of work. But if you care for a patient or loved one who has undergone severe trauma, you may also be at risk for compassion fatigue. Read more.
Caregiver support groups are a critical resource for managing the stress that frequently comes with family caregiving. However, when you’re juggling caregiving, work, home, and more, finding a group — let alone the time to attend — is easier said than done.
After spending all summer indoors due to the pandemic, It’s understandable why people are eager to spend more time outside this year. However, UV Safety Awareness Month is an excellent reminder to be proactive about sun protection — particularly when it comes to dangerous UV rays.
While there are many benefits of caregiving, it’s no secret that family caregivers face a unique challenges ranging from the physical to financial. The Credit for Caring Act would effectively alleviate caregiver role strain and help many find work/life balance.