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5 Tips to Create a Caregiving To-Do List and Stick to It

By |2020-01-20T08:00:46-05:00January 20th, 2020|Caregiver Wellness|

Many people use to-do lists when planning a vacation, home improvement project or for managing their personal finances. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who take care of an aging in place loved one, a to-do list is also important so that you can more efficiently balance those informal caregiving duties with a household, job and kids.

5 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

By |2019-11-01T16:37:40-04:00November 4th, 2019|Caregiver Wellness|

Your aging in place elderly mother is chronically ill, so you’ve been serving as her sole caregiver for several months now. But between getting mom to her doctor’s appointments and treatments, and helping her around the house, you hardly have time to take care of yourself. You’re having trouble sleeping, constantly feel stressed-out, and can’t remember the last time you went to the gym. Are you starting to get caregiver burnout?

When It Is Time to Consider Respite Care

By |2019-10-07T01:42:18-04:00October 7th, 2019|Caregiver Wellness|

Serving as a family caregiver for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. The average family caregiver in the U.S. also juggles at least a part-time job and household with their caregiving responsibilities, which makes their lives even more challenging. What follows are some reliable respite care options when it’s time for you to take a well-deserved break.

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